San Jacinto College volleyball to host Dig Pink match Oct. 12
Jeannie Peng-Armao -- October 8, 2012
PASADENA, Texas – The San Jacinto College volleyball team, ranked first in the nation, will host its annual Dig Pink match on Friday, Oct. 12, against Lee College at the Central Campus Anders Gymnasium.
The match begins at 6 p.m. This is San Jacinto College's fifth year to participate in the Dig Pink initiative. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, in which Dig Pink is held each year by middle school, high school, and collegiate teams across the nation to increase awareness and raise donations to support research to find a cure.
A moment of silence will be held prior to the start in honor of survivors and those who are battling the disease, as well as those who have lost their fight with breast cancer.
Fans are encouraged to wear pink in support of breast cancer awareness. Donations can be made during the game to benefit the Side-Out Foundation, which contributes the funds to organizations that serve breast cancer patients, whether it is in the form of research, medical services or compassionate support.
For San Jacinto College Central is located at 8060 Spencer Highway in Pasadena. For more information about San Jacinto College athletics, visit www.sanjacsports.com.
About San Jacinto College
Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. The Achieving the Dream Leader College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of 30,000 students in more than 200 degree and certificate options, including university transfer and career preparation. Students also benefit from the College’s job training programs, renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $630 million each year to the Texas workforce. San Jacinto College. Your Goals. Your College.
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