SEATTLE – Seattle University’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee the second annual lip sync battle Wednesday night, with proceeds going to St. Francis House. The event was held in Pigott Auditorium.
"It was cool to see the personalities of the teams," said Emma Mitchell, a senior on softball and SAAC co-president. "We want to make this an annual event and continue to work with St. Francis House."
"It's great to get everyone in athletics together on one night," said Jenessa Schulte, a senior on women's swimming and SAAC co-president. "It reinforces the camaraderie and helps bridge the gap between teams and build the relationships between everyone."
There were many stellar performances, as men’s swimming and women’s golf tied with perfect scores. The teams went to a dance-off, won by men’s swimming based on audience applause.
The performances were judged by St. Francis House Director Laura Young, SU Associate Professor Fr. Pat Kelly, Assistant Director for Compliance and Student-Athlete Services Teri Carson, and Rudy the Redhawk.
The event raised money and took clothing donations to support St. Francis House. St. Francis House is established in the spirit of St. Francis of Assisi to be a presence in Seattle to serve those in need and to inspire simplicity and charity in its volunteers and those they serve.