October 7, 2010

Field Hockey Raises Over $1,000 For Susan G. Komen "Play 4 The Cure" Program

HAMDEN, Conn. - The Quinnipiac University field hockey team, in collaboration with Brown University at Tuesday, Oct. 5's field hockey game, raised over $1,000 for the Susan G. Komen Foundation "Play For The Cure" initiative in support of breast cancer research. Parents, friends and and supporters lined the fence at the Quinnipiac Field Hockey & Lacrosse Turf Complex in Hamden, Conn. for the cause, on a cold, rainy afternoon.

Quinnipiac field hockey head coach Becca Kohli and her coaching staff coordinated a bake sale and donation tent for the game. The fundraiser was part of Quinnipiac Athletic's Positive Play program, designed to encourage community involvement among Quinnipiac's student-athletes, coaches and staff. October is Play 4 The Cure Month.

Individuals who wish to make a donation to the Susan G. Komen Foundation for breast cancer awareness and research can do so by clicking the link located at the top of the page.