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Valpo's SAAC to Support Susan G. Komen for the Cure at Upcoming Crusader Events
Last year Valpo swimmers wore pink caps in support of breast cancer awareness. (Ray Acevedo)
Last year Valpo swimmers wore pink caps in support of breast cancer awareness. (Ray Acevedo)

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Valparaiso University’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) will be raising money for Susan G. Komen for the Cure beginning on October 22 at various Crusader sporting events in conjunction with Breast Cancer Awareness month. 

SAAC will be manning tables at 10 different sporting events over a 12-day period selling t-shirts, hats, and wristbands, as well as accepting donations for the cause.

The Crusader teams will also be supporting breast cancer awareness, wearing pink jerseys, socks, hats, shoelaces, as well as showcasing pink in other ways.

The event kicks off with the Crusader swim meet against Cleveland State at 1 p.m. on October 22, and runs through the women’s basketball exhibition game against Grace on November 2.

The complete list of events includes:

Oct. 22 – Swimming vs. Cleveland State, 1 p.m.
Oct. 22 – Women’s Soccer vs. Cleveland State, 3 p.m.
Oct. 23 – Volleyball vs. UIC, 6 p.m.
Oct. 24 – Women’s Soccer vs. Youngstown State, 1 p.m.
Oct. 29 – Volleyball vs. Green Bay, 7 p.m.
Oct. 30 – Football vs. Butler, 1 p.m.
Oct. 30 – Volleyball vs. Milwaukee, 5 p.m.
Oct. 30 – Men’s Basketball vs. Olivet Nazarene, 7:30 p.m.
Oct. 31 – Men’s Soccer vs. UIC, 6 p.m.
Nov. 2 – Women’s Basketball vs. Grace, 7:05 p.m.