BRISTOL, R.I. – On Sunday, members of the Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) traveled to Colt State Park in Bristol, R.I. to spend the day with a group of Special Olympics athletes in the area.
The group, which consisted of 20 CCC student-athletes representing nine member schools, spent the afternoon playing bocce and other lawn games with nearly a dozen local Special Olympians.
After an hour of competition, the student-athletes and Special Olympians got together for lunch and took the opportunity to get to know each other.
See the video of Sunday's event below:
ABOUT THE COMMONWEALTH COAST CONFERENCE
The Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC), founded in 1984, is an NCAA Division III athletic conference comprised of ten full member and three associate member institutions throughout the New England region. Its membership aims to provide student-athletes with a positive experience in their pursuit of excellence through high academic standards, quality competition, and a meaningful student life. The conference currently administers championships in 16 intercollegiate sports with that number set to increase next year with the addition of football.