Save the Date for Pacific Plays Pink - Saturday, February 21, 2009

Dec. 18, 2008

While Tigers stripes usually run Black and Orange, Pacific's stripes will turn Pink in February as the women's basketball team plays in honor of Breast Health Awareness.

When the Tigers take on Cal Poly on Saturday, February 21st at 4:00 pm in the Alex G. Spanos Center they will also be taking on breast cancer as they fight to support those who fight against cancer. Teamed up with St. Joseph's Medical Center, the Tigers will play to raise money for Breast Health Services.

Come out and help support the Tigers as they look to break the signal game attendance record on senior night.

Breast cancer is an issue that continues to touch people at an alarming rate. For example, in 2006, more than 212,920 women were diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States. One in every eight women will be affected by breast cancer in their life.

At the game, Pacific players will be wearing specially made pink uniforms that will be auctioned off after the contest in support of Breast Health Awareness. In addition donation baskets will be passed through the crowd at halftime and there will also be a raffle for a chance to win some great Pink inspired prizes. All proceeds that evening will be going to St. Joseph's Medical Center.

Pacific Plays Pink joins over 600 schools from across the country are participating in the Women's Basketball Coaches Association "Think Pink" initiative. "Think Pink" is a global, unified effort for the WBCA's nation of coaches to assist in raising breast health awareness on the court, across campuses, in communities and beyond.

For ticket information call the Pacific Box Office at 209.946.2474 or Click Here to order tickets.