As a team, Springfield will be selling t-shirts for $15 each, with the proceeds benefiting the Susan G. Komen Foundation. The Pride will also be wearing pink shinguards and pink bracelets, while pink game balls will be used during the game. Springfield College is requesting that fans wear pink apparel to this contest.
The Susan G. Komen Foundation for breast cancer research and awareness is the beneficiary of the Play 4 The Cure event. In two short years, over $11,000 has been contributed nationwide towards the Philadelphia Affiliate of the SGK for the Cure.
Springfield enters the game with a 5-5 record, including a 2-1 mark in New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) play. WPI is 4-7 this year and is 0-3 in league action.