Auburn University Enters the NWBA Intercollegiate Division

From BlazeSports Thu Nov 8 2012, 22:34:08

Auburn University is the latest addition to the National Wheelchair Basketball Association's (NWBA) Intercollegiate Division.  After two years of competing in Division III of the NWBA the Auburn University program has joined the American Conference of the NWBA Intercollegiate Division that also includes the University of Alabama and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.  Rounding out the Intercollegiate Division in the National Conference are the University of Illinois, University of Missouri, Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Southwest Minnesota State University, and the University of Texas-Arlington.

Auburn University Wheelchair Basketball is a collaboration between the Office of Accessibility and the Department of Kinesiology at Auburn University. To find out more about the program you can visit heir blog at http://auadaptive.org and their Facebook page at http://facebook.com/auburnwcbb.  In addition to the wheelchair basketball team, the university is also developing research on wheelchair sport, outreach programs for children with disabilities, and programs to create awareness of disability sport.

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