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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release


Oct. 24, 2013

Volleyball's Dig Pink game set for Saturday

2013 Volleyball Schedule

MARYVILLE, Mo. - The Northwest Missouri State volleyball team will be participating in the Dig Pink promotion on Saturday in a 6 p.m. match against MIAA foe Emporia State. Admission to the match is free as fans are encouraged to attend the game following the homecoming football game at 2 p.m. against Missouri Southern.

The nation-wide Dig Pink promotion is aimed at promoting breast cancer awareness. The team will be wearing custom pink jerseys for the match. The Bearcats will partner with St. Francis Hospital to help create awareness and promote education of breast cancer. There will be a silent auction for fans to bid on including an autographed warm up top, a youth camp entry and more.

St. Francis Hospital will be on hand to help provide information before, during and after the contest. Every year, Northwest athletics donates proceeds from its breast cancer events on campus to benefit local families that are facing breast cancer. If you would like to nominate a family that is currently battling any type of cancer for the Bearcats to assist, please nominate them HERE.

Soccer: Kickin' for a Cure (Oct. 11 vs. Emporia State)
Volleyball: Dig for a Cure (Oct. 26 vs. Emporia State)
Women's Basketball: Pink Zone (TBA)
Softball: StrikeOut Cancer (TBA)
Tennis: TBA

The Bearcats will host nationally-ranked Washburn at 7 p.m. on Friday evening at Bearcat Arena.

For more information, please contact:

Media Relations Department, Northwest Athletics | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582

Northwest Athletics
Lamkin Activity Center | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468