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Volleyball to host Dig Pink® Tournament

this weekend to raise money for breast cancer research

The Concordia University Texas volleyball team is hosting the Dig Pink® Tournament, a fundraiser for breast cancer research benefiting the Side-Out Foundation, on Friday, September 21 and Saturday, September 22 at Concordia's main campus in Northwest Austin.

The Lady Tornados hope to raise $5,000, double what was raised in 2010. You can help by attending the games, purchasing pink ribbons, becoming a sponsor and participating in special events throughout the weekend including a silent auction. Tickets to the tournament each day are $5.  Children under 12 are admitted free.

Game schedule for Friday, September 21:

Hardin-Simmons vs. Texas-Tyler
2:30 p.m.

Schreiner vs. Mississippi College
5:00 p.m.

Concordia vs. Mary Hardin-Baylor*
7:30 p.m.

Game schedule for Saturday, September 22:

Hardin-Simmons vs. Mary Hardin-Baylor
10:00 a.m.

Schreiner vs. Texas-Tyler (Court 2)
12:30 p.m.
Concordia vs.  Mississippi College* (Court 1)
12:30 p.m.
Hardin-Simmons vs. Mississippi College
3:00 p.m.
Schreiner vs. Mary Hardin-Baylor (Court 2)
5:30 p.m.
Concordia vs. Texas-Tyler* (Court 1)
5:30 p.m.

Full schedule details can be found at To read about the Side-Out Foundation and their mission, click here.  For sponsorship details, contact head volleyball coach, April Birdsong.

Posted by • Sep. 18, 2012

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