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Women's Volleyball To Host 2009 Tom Hay Invitational While Raising Awareness For Breast Cancer

Women's Volleyball To Host 2009 Tom Hay Invitational While Raising Awareness For Breast Cancer 
 Springfield, Mass. - October 6, 2009 - The Springfield College women’s volleyball team will be hosting the annual Tom Hay Invitational this weekend in Blake Arena with a different twist as the Pride will have its eye on raising awareness towards breast cancer.

The Pride will take on Westfield State at 5:00 pm on Friday before squaring off versus Plymouth State at 7:00 pm. On Saturday, the Pride will take on local-rival Western New England at 10:00 am and challenge Endicott in a 3:00 pm match.

Springfield College plans to raise breast cancer awareness in the following way:
* the Springfield College women’s volleyball team will be wearing pink T-shirts during warm-ups
* pink ribbons will be handed out to all fans
* the arena will be decorated with signs and pink balloons
* the tournament’s game program will be pink
* live stats available on-line for all four of the Pride’s games, will be featured mainly in pink
* fans are welcome to make donations for breast cancer research

Springfield College is requesting fans wear pink apparel to these contests.

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