Wheelchair Basketball Tournament Sept 29-Oct 1 at SC4

Take the family to watch an exciting game of wheelchair basketball at St. Clair County Community College Fieldhouse. The 3rd Wolverine Invitational is scheduled for September 29th through October 1st, 2023.

The tournament is hosted by the University of Michigan Adaptive Sports and Fitness in partnership with St. Clair County Community College (SC4) and supported by the Guardian Life Insurance Company.

Several teams from both the U.S. and Canada are scheduled to play in the tournament.

According to SC4, the University of Michigan plays the University of Arizona at 7 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 29, and the championship game is set for Sunday, Oct. 1 at noon (12:20 p.m. tip off planned). SC4’s new wheelchair basketball team will take on Michigan State University on Saturday, Sept. 30, at 12:30 p.m. in the Wolverine Invitational’s Emerging Teams bracket.

U-M Wheelchair Basketball Head Coach Jessica Wynne said, “This tournament is an instant classic. Our players love the camaraderie and competition. We are grateful for our partnership with SC4 and thrilled to see them taking to the courts as a team. Our team has grown immensely and we are poised to contend with every team. We are exciting to watch, steeped with talent, and aim to be the hardest-working team out there. I think everyone in attendance can look forward to seeing some high-level wheelchair basketball throughout the weekend and the season to come.”

The community will have the opportunity to try adaptive sports during an Adaptive Sports Clinic between 5 and 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, in the SC4 Fieldhouse.

For more information about the event, including schedules, streaming, ticketing details, and updates, visit UM Adaptive Sports & Fitness, follow @umichadaptivesports on Instagram or visit sc4.edu/wolverine.

Wheelchair basketball is an emerging sport in the Blue Water Area that is available to SC4 students and community members with disabilities or those who are able-bodied and passionate about wheelchair basketball, with priority given to students enrolled at SC4. For more information about joining the wheelchair basketball team at SC4, visit sc4.edu/campus-life/athletics/athlete-interest-form/.