DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire Department of Athletics proudly announces that events for Go Pink! with the Wildcats will launch this weekend. The first event will take place on Thursday, January 29 with the women’s hockey team facing off against Boston College at the Whittemore Center Arena at 7:00 p.m. The game will celebrate Hockey East’s Skating Strides Against Breast Cancer annual event. There will be a pink team signed stick raffled off at the game as well as an opportunity for fans to purchase pucks for the second intermission chuck-a-puck contest. All proceeds will be donated to benefit breast cancer research.
The second event for Go Pink! Weekend will be the men’s hockey game versus Vermont on Friday, January 30 at 7:00 p.m. There will be a pink team signed stick raffled off at the game and the Exeter Hospital Mobile Digital Mammography van will be parked outside the arena offering educational information and tours.
The men’s basketball team will participate in the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches’ annual Coaches vs. Cancer initiative on Saturday, January 31 at 12:00 p.m. in Lundholm Gymnasium. The event is celebrated annually and there will be a UNH team signed basketball raffled off at the game with proceeds benefitting the American Cancer Society.
The gymnastics team will round out the final event of the Go Pink! Weekend when they take on the University of North Carolina Tar Heels at Lundholm Gymnasium at 7:00 p.m. They will celebrate Stick it for the Cure and proceeds from a team signed item raffle will benefit the American Cancer Society.
The women’s basketball team will celebrate its Go Pink! event when UNH will host a WBCA Pink Zone game on Sunday, February 15 at 1:00 p.m. at Lundholm Gymnasium. The ‘Cats will do a ceremonial tip-off against Boston University with a pink team signed ball. Fans will have a chance to win the ball in a raffle; proceeds will go to benefit the Kay Yow/WBCA Cancer Fund. The Pink Zone games commemorate North Carolina State’s Kay Yow. Yow was a Hall of Fame women's basketball coach who won more than 700 games while earning fans with her decades-long fight against breast cancer. She died on January 24.
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