October 18, 2012

Coker College Women’s Soccer to Hold “Kicks for Ta-ta's”

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – The women's soccer matchup between Coker College and Queens University of Charlotte this Saturday will be the second consecutive "Kicks for Ta-ta's," a fundraiser to raise awareness for breast cancer. Kickoff is set for 4:30 p.m.

Each team will wear pink T-shirts during pregame warmups. The Coker women will sign a soccer ball that will be auctioned off during the game. Donations can be made prior to and during the game. All proceeds will be given to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation.

"We are so excited to have this event," said head coach Dan Muns. "The more we can do to help raise breast cancer awareness the better. We hope to see the stands filled with pink!"

Fans are encouraged to wear pink to the match.

About Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Since 1982, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation has played a critical role in every major advance in the fight against breast cancer – transforming how the world talks about and treats this disease and helping to turn millions of breast cancer patients into breast cancer survivors. We are proud of our contribution to some real victories including: more early detection and effective treatment; more hope; more research; and more survivors – Currently, there are about 3 million breast cancers survivors, the largest group of cancer survivors in the U.S.

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Coker College readies undergraduates for personal and professional success through a distinctive four-year program that emphasizes a practical application of the liberal arts as well as hands-on and discussion-based learning within and beyond the classroom. Coker is ranked among the "Best Colleges" in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review. Located in Hartsville, S.C., Coker is within two hours of the cultural, financial and recreational resources of Charlotte, Columbia, Charleston and Myrtle Beach.

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