Media Advisory: UCCS schedules moment of silence prior to today’s basketball games

Tom Hutton, (719) 351-6519, (719) 255-3439, [email protected] Jared Verner, (970) 901-6776, (719) 255-3003

What: The University of Colorado Colorado Springs will observe a moment of silence in honor of UCCS Police Officer Garrett Swasey at the beginning of scheduled basketball games against Ottawa (Kansas) University (men’s ) and St. Martin’s University (women’s). Swasey was killed in the line of duty in support of Colorado Springs Police responding to an off-campus shooting.
Who: Chancellor Pam Shockley Zalabak, UCCS Police Chief Brian McPike and members of the UCCS Police Department will participate in the pre-game moment of silence. Shockley-Zalabak and McPike will be available for interviews.
When: Please arrive at 3:15 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. Parking will be in Lot 224.
Where: Gallogly Events Center, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, Colorado
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