PLYMOUTH, N.H. - Plymouth State University Basketball will be sponsoring the Women's Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) "PINK ZONE" on Tuesday, Feb. 17 when the Panthers host University of Southern Maine at Foley Gymnasium. For an event flyer, click here.
The Women's game tips off at 5:30 p.m., and the men follow at 7:30 p.m. Donations and all proceeds from the 50/50 raffle will be taken at the gym for the "Kay Yow/WBCA Cancer Fund".
The coaching staff of PSU will be wearing pink along with all the student-athletes who will wear pink shoelaces. T-shirts will be available in a campaign to raise awareness and honor those who are, and have battled breast cancer.
Come and support the Plymouth State Panthers as they tangle with the Huskies of USM and help increase breast cancer awareness and fight this vicious disease.
The WBCA's "Pink Zone" initiative is a global, unified effort for the WBCA's nation of coaches to assist in raising breast cancer awareness on the court, across campuses, in communities and beyond.
For more information please contact S. Lauren Lavigne, Head Women's Basketball Coach at 603-535-2763 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
WBCA Pink ZoneTM History
The WBCA began the WBCA Pink ZoneTM, formerly known as "Think Pink", in 2007 as an initiative to raise breast cancer awareness in women's basketball, on campuses and in communities. In 2007, more than 120 schools unified for this effort and helped make the inaugural year a success. In 2008, over 1,200 teams and organizations participated, reaching over 830,000 fans and raising over $930,000 for breast cancer awareness and research. Click here for more information.
About the Kay Yow/WBCA CancerTM
The Kay Yow/WBCA Cancer FundTM is a 501 c(3) charitable organization committed to being a part of finding an answer in the fight against women's cancers through raising money for scientific research, assisting the underserved and unifying people for a common cause. Click here for more information.
About the WBCA
Founded in 1981, the WBCA promotes women's basketball by unifying coaches at all levels to develop a reputable identity for the sport and to foster and promote the development of the game as a sport for women and girls. For additional information about the WBCA, please visit wbca.org.
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