May 12, 2014

Volleyball Raises Over $1,000 at Ninth Annual “Volley for Holly” Tournament

DURHAM, N.H. -- The University of New Hampshire volleyball team hosted its ninth annual "Volley 4 Holly" tournament on Wednesday, May 7 at Lundholm Gymnasium, raising $1,471 for the Holly Young Fund.

The Holly Young Fund was created to raise money for Wildcat volleyball player Holly Young, who passed away on Jan. 24, 2008 after a courageous three-year battle with Ewing's Sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. All proceeds raised at the tournament go to the Jimmy Fund in Holly’s name. 

A total of 27 teams competed in the tournament, including representatives from all varsity programs and intra-department teams. The volleyball program would also like to thank Libby’s Bar and Grille for donating lunch to the event.

To find out more information about UNH athletics and Wildcats in the Community, please log onto UNHWildcats.com and look for the Wildcats in the Community page presented by Kennebunk Savings. For additional information on the UNH volleyball team, like the squad on Facebook or follow the Wildcats on Twitter and Instagram at @UNHVOLLEYBALL.

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