Social Media Reacts to National Girls & Women in Sports Day

February 3, 2022 / Athletic AdministrationCoaching
With Wednesday, February 3, marking National Girls and Women in Sports Day, the sports world took to social media to show its appreciation for women in girls in athletics.

From the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) to Major League Baseball (MLB) to individual athletic institutions around the country, the outpour of support was abundant.

The NFHS announced the first-ever Better Together: Women and Sports Leadership Virtual Summit which will take place from May 1 through May 3. To learn more information and to register for the virtual summit, visit:

The official MLB Twitter account shared the women who have broken the professional coaching barrier with a graphic and headline, “making a difference.”

The WNBA celebrated #NGWSD by acknowledging the 50th anniversary of Title IX, which has enabled the WNBA to become the longest-standing women’s sports league in the country.

The University of South Florida used the day to announce the addition of women’s beach volleyball to its roster of athletic programs.

Nebraska Volleyball used the opportunity to show its student-athletes the impact they have on young volleyball fans within the community.

The Twitter account @NFLUpOfficial shared how women’s flag football is on the rise across college campuses with a special look at the Ottawa University women’s flag football program.

To see more social media content regarding National Girls and Women in Sports Day, search the #NGWSD on your preferred social media platform.