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Men's soccer player Quinn Meehan is interviewed after participating in "Walk a Mile In Her Shoes."
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Men's soccer player Quinn Meehan is interviewed after participating in "Walk a Mile In Her Shoes."
| @TowsonTigers Participate in "Walk a Mile"
Courtesy: Athletics Media Relations  
Release: 04/04/2012

TOWSON, Md. – Male members of the Tiger Athletic Department participated in the “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event sponsored by the Towson University Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Committee on Wednesday afternoon.

“Walk a Mile In Her Shoes®” is a men’s march to stop rape, sexual assault and gender violence.

The event featured speakers explaining why it important to take a stand against violence and a one-mile walk through the middle of the Towson campus to help raise awarness.

Student-athletes and coaches from the men’s soccer team, the football team and the men’s basketball team participated, along with the male members of the volleyball and women’s basketball coaching staffs.

"I am very pleased with the participation and support from our Athletics Department today for the Walk-A-Mile event,” said Antwaine Smith, Director of the Total Tiger Program. “With the value that is placed on Sports as entertainment in our culture, it is very powerful and impactful when an Athletics department  (Administration, Coaches and student-athletes) take a stand against a social justice issue such as men's violence against women."

Smith added, “After all...these are our loved ones and we want to protect them."


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