“So You Think You Can ROCK-ET” talent show set for April 25Written by Jason Mack | | firstname.lastname@example.org
Student athletes at the University of Toledo will bring their talents to Savage Arena on April 25 for the first “So You Think You Can ROCK-ET” talent show.
The event runs from 7-9:30 p.m. and costs $5 for the general public and $3 for UT students. It is hosted by the Student-Athlete Advisory Council.
“Performances will include singing, dancing and maybe some acting,” said Drew Scales, assistant athletic director for academics. “We don’t want to release too much information. As this is a competition, acts are being kept secret.”
Courtney Ingersoll, a junior guard for the women’s basketball team, is keeping quiet as well.
“I cannot release details on our amazing skit,” Ingersoll said. “All I can say is the event is a good opportunity for the public to see the other talents behind the athlete.”
Graduating seniors will be honored at the start along with a presentation of awards to the athletes.
“We are extremely excited for the talent show and hope that this is the start of a new UT tradition,” said Megan Chambers, president of the Student-Athlete Advisory Council.
Former football players Lance Moore and Andrew Hawkins will judge the event along with athletic director Mike O’Brien and first lady Ola Jacobs. Each of the 15 sports teams at UT will perform.
After winning the WNIT Championship last month, Ingersoll and her teammates have their eyes set on taking home another trophy.
“I’m excited to see all the other performers, but women’s basketball is approaching this like any other competition,” Ingersoll said. “I hope the other teams bring their ‘A’ game.”