Sanford Health and Augustana Univ. promote science in sports

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -– Sanford Health and Augustana University are highlighting the role science plays in sports through an event that features interactive activities and informational booths.

“Celebrating the Science of Sports” will take place during the Augustana vs. Minnesota State basketball doubleheader from 1:30-4:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Sioux Falls Arena. The Augustana women’s basketball game tips off at 1:30 p.m. with the men to follow at approximately 3:30 pm. There will be a small show to kick off the event during halftime of the women’s game.

The Sanford Sports Science Institute, Sanford POWER, Sanford fit, Sanford Promise and Augustana University student-athletes majoring in STEM fields will be at the event. Tickets to the game can be purchased in advance online at or on game day at the Sioux Falls Arena. Tickets start at only $12 for adults and $5 for youth.