WVU gymnastics team raises breast cancer awareness

WVU gymnastics team raises breast cancer awareness

The WVU gymnastics team helped the WVU Cancer Institute raise breast cancer awareness as the Mountaineers closed their three-week homestand at the WVU Coliseum with a 195.4, second-place showing at the Wendy M. Roach Pink Meet Invitational on Jan. 21. George Washington scored 195.575 and finished first, while Towson placed third with a 194.4 mark. Players and fans wore their pink and the public address announcer encouraged fans to join the Cancer Institute in the fight against breast cancer. Fans made nearly $700 in donations to the Institute’s Breast Cancer Program and each received an official pink Mountaineer T-shirt in return. The shirts will also be available at two upcoming pink athletic events at the Coliseum – WVU wrestling pink match against South Dakota State at 2:00 p.m. on Feb. 11 and the WVU women’s basketball pink game against Oklahoma at 3:00 p.m. on Feb. 17.

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