Volleyball Pink Out Game Set For Oct. 24

Volleyball Pink Out Game Set For Oct. 24

Jags host USC Aiken Saturday, Oct. 24 in Christenberry Fieldhouse for cancer awareness night

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University women's volleyball team will host their annual Pink Out game to raise awareness and support for the Cancer Center on Saturday, Oct. 24 against rival USC Aiken at 2:00 p.m. in Christenberry Fieldhouse. All proceeds and donations will be given to the university Cancer Center.

All fans are encouraged to wear pink to the match! There will be opportunities for everyone to make a donation to assist in the battle against cancer. Fans can make a solid donation or pledge an amount to donate per every Jaguar volleyball dig. For every dig the Jaguar volleyball team has in the match, money will be given directly back to the cancer center.

Admission is free to all and directions to Christenberry Fieldhouse can be found here.

Check out pictures from last year's PINK OUT game by clicking here

The Cancer Center, which is working toward NCI designation, includes a 167,000-square-foot research building, which opened in 2006, and a clinical facility that opened in 2010. Together they provide state-of-the-art research and treatment, including several first-in-human protocols.

Effective Jan. 31, 2012, Dr. Samir N. Khleif was recruited from the National Institutes of Health, where he served as Chief of the National Cancer Institute's Cancer Vaccine Section. Now as Director of the GRU Cancer Center, Dr. Khleif oversees all aspects of the enterprise's cancer clinical care and research.

To learn more about the cancer center and cancer research please click here

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