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WAC Expansion: Seattle University Confirms Press Conference About Invite

After a morning full of chatter that the Seattle University Redhawks would be invited to join the Western Athletic Conference, a press release this lunch hour all but confirms the big news for the program entering its third academic year in NCAA Division I athletics.

Seattle University will be hosting a press conference to make a major announcement regarding the future of the Seattle U athletics department.

Seattle Times reporter Bob Condotta tweeted soon after the press release that sources tell the Times that indeed the "major announcement" is about their response to the WAC invite, which they are expected to accept.

Condotta has also elaborated on the invite at the Seattle Times website.

Seattle University | Seattle U. receives invitation to join WAC, according to sources | Seattle Times Newspaper
The Salt Lake Tribune and BobcatReport.com each reported Tuesday morning that Seattle U. had been extended an invitation during the conference's Board of Director meetings, taking place this week in Park City, Utah.