UWF Presents Pack it Pink

first_img Oct. 11, 2007PENSACOLA, Fla. The University of West Florida’s Women’s Volleyball team may be wearing a new color this season – Pink! On Sunday, October 21st at 2:00 p.m., the women’s team will host Eckerd College in a special game benefiting the Pensacola Chapter of the Breast Cancer Association. The first 500 fans will be given a pink t-shirt to wear and all donations accepted will go to benefit the Pensacola Chapter. Their goal is to pack the place pink!”October is nationally recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness month and last fall this hit home for our women’s volleyball team when one of our own battled the disease,” stated Todd Davis, Athletic Director for UWF. “Melissa Wolter, our head volleyball coach, was diagnosed in early September, and was in treatment through April 2007. This cause is extremely important to her, and our department shares her urgency in getting the word out about this disease.””By having first hand knowledge of the severity of breast cancer, our volleyball program is excited to bring awareness and raise money to help find a cure,” said Wolter. “If we can bring hope and have a positive impact on someone’s life, the day will be worth it!”Help UWF’s women’s volleyball in the fight against breast cancer, and pack the place pink! The team will host Eckerd College on Sunday, October 21 at 2 p.m. at the University Field House. Print Friendly Version Share UWF Presents Pack it Pinklast_img

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