Breast Cancer Awareness



 

Women's Basketball
 
The women's basketball team hosts a pink game every year where players and fans are encouraged to wear pink to raise Breast Cancer awareness. The initiative is now called the "Play4Kay" game and regularly draws outstanding support from the Morgantown community.
 
WVU Healthcare will distribute 5,000 pink towels at the game to help pink out the Coliseum.
 
CLICK HERE for a free ticket to the game courtesy of WVU Healthcare!
 
Event: WVU vs. Iowa State
Date: Saturday, Feb. 21
Time: 12 p.m.
 
 
 
 
Gymnastics
 
Started in 2013, the gymnastics team host the annual "Wendy M. Roach Invitational" to honor the mother of former WVU gymnast and current student assistant, Nicole Roach. All competing teams wear pink leotards and fans are encouraged bring various sundry items to donate to the Betty Puskar Breast Care Center.
 
Event: WVU vs. UNH, Maryland & Rutgers
Date: Sunday, Feb. 22
Time: 2 p.m.
 
 
 
Women's Soccer
 
Every spring the women's soccer team hosts a 4v4 tournament where youth and adult teams come together to raise money for the Betty Puskar Breast Care Center at WVU's Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center. The event has raised over $100,000 in over 11 years. A check is presented at the annual "pink" game where WVU wears pink uniforms each fall.
 
Event: WVU vs. Oklahoma
Date: Sunday, Oct. 26
Time: 1 p.m.
 
 
 
 
Volleyball
 
The volleyball team has an annual tradition of participating in 'Dig Pink' each October and the team wears pink jerseys and shoes.
 
Event: WVU vs. Oklahoma
Date: Wednesday, Oct. 8
Time: 6:30 p.m.
 
 
 
Wrestling
 
The WVU wrestling team will celebrate a cause that is personal for coach Sammie Henson and family when they host Cradles for Cancer on Saturday against Iowa State. In helping to raise awareness for breast cancer, the Mountaineers will don pink socks and tape while the coaching staff will sport pink ties and will honor breast cancer survivors, including Stephanie Henson, during the match. Fans are encouraged to wear pink and the first 500 in attendance will receive pink rally towels courtesy of WVU Healthcare.  
 
Event: WVU vs. Iowa State
Date: Saturday, Feb. 7
Time: 6 p.m.

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