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Dartmouth Softball to "StrikeOut Cancer" Against Boston College

Courtesy: Dartmouth
Release: 04/23/2012
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HANOVER, N.H.- The Dartmouth softball team will host a "StrikeOut Cancer" game when it hosts Boston College in doubleheader action on Wednesday (April 25). The Big Green players and coaches will be wearing special pink uniforms in honor of the occasion.

Additionally, Dartmouth will have a hairstylist from Making Waves Salon on-site on Wednesday for those that are interested in making donations to the America Cancer Society Wig Bank. Those interested must have a minimum of eight inches to donate and will need to contact assistant coach, Marie Thomason to make an appointment.

Dartmouth owns a 12-21, 5-11 Ivy League record after sweeping North Division foe, Yale at the Dartmouth Softball Park on Sunday (April 22). First pitch against the Eagles is set for 3 p.m.

About the American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service.

About the StrikeOut Cancer Program
The StrikeOut Cancer program is an initiative of the American Cancer Society and the National Fastpitch Coaches Association to help fight cancer by leveraging the personal experiences, community leadership and professional excellence of fastpitch softball coaches nationwide. Coaches across the country work to increase cancer education and promote healthy living through awareness efforts, fundraising activities and advocacy programs. StrikeOut Cancer provides critical mission outreach, while raising funds in support of the Society's lifesaving efforts to eliminate cancer as a life-threatening disease.

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