Emory & Henry Athletics To Host Third Annual Women’s Alumni Day Saturday

Emory & Henry Athletics To Host Third Annual Women’s Alumni Day Saturday

EMORY, Va. – The Emory & Henry College Department of Athletics will host its third annual Women's Alumni Day on Saturday, April 9 on the E&H campus. This year, the day will focus around the women's tennis program.

The day will begin at 10:00 a.m., with the ever-popular career panel session in Wiley Auditorium. This year, the panel consists of Tracy Ross, Kay Turner Poindexter, Kathy Cox and Sarah Caldwell Wellenhoffer. Read a brief bio of each of these four women below.

A special presentation will be made in Wiley Auditorium at the conclusion of the career panel session, honoring the three Old Dominion Athletic Conference Championship teams from 1985, 1986 and 1987.

2016 Career Panelists

Tracy Ross ('97) – Women's Tennis – Ross earned her degree in business management, and was a marketing executive for several major consumer goods corporations. She now operates her own business, 3inspirations, which specializes in inspirational apparel and merchandise.

Kay Turner Poindexter ('85) – Women's Basketball – Poindexter graduated with a degree in health & physical education and went on to work in the aerospace, telecommunications and distribution industries. Currently, she serves the Roanoke City Public Schools, working with middle school administrators.

Kathy Cox ('92) – Women's Tennis, Volleyball – Cox double-majored in economics and business management, and has worked for four different Fortune 500 companies. She currently works for Trane as a Complex Energy Solutions Manager and is a member of the United States Green Building Council. She is also a member of the E&H I-HEY Advisory Board.

Sarah Caldwell Wellenhoffer ('04) – Softball – Wellenhoffer completed a degree in chemistry with a minor in biology and went on to earn a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the University of Delaware. She has been employed at Valley Care Center in Chilhowie as a physical therapist since 2010 and was recently promoted to Director of Rehabilitation.

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