'Dig for the Cure' for Sunday's Volleyball Match vs. Georgia

Oct. 7, 2009

Head coach Craig Skinner and the 10th-ranked Kentucky volleyball team are set to host the Dig for the Cure match on Sunday, Oct. 11 against Georgia.

Fans are encouraged to wear pink and help the Wildcats raise awareness for breast cancer. All proceeds from the match will benefit cancer research, treatment and education at the Markey Cancer Center. Fans wearing pink will receive $1 admission into the match. Additionally, the first 100 fans will receive a free Dig for the Cure t-shirt. Additional Dig for the Cure t-shirts will be available for purchase at the match.

At UK HealthCare's Markey Cancer Center, a team of specialists work together in a single location at the Comprehensive Breast Care Center so women and men can receive timely and accurate breast care in one convenient setting. From evaluation and diagnosis to treatment planning, our team of physicians, surgeons, radiologists, mammographers, pathologists, and plastic and reconstructive surgeons specializing in cancer are here to provide quality and compassionate care for patients and their families. A constant influx of new scientists, ideas and technologies keeps Markey Cancer Center at the forefront in the fight against cancer.

Doors open at 12:30 p.m. ET. Fans, also remember it is a TV game for the Blue and White. UK's match with Georgia is set to air live on CWKYT (Lexington - Channel 5), beginning at 1:30 p.m. ET.

Stay tuned to UKathletics.com for the most up-to-date news, highlights and features from the Kentucky volleyball team.

  • All proceeds benefit breast cancer research, treatment, and education at the Markey Cancer Center
  • Receive $1 admission if you wear PINK to the match
  • The first 100 fans will receive a free Dig for the Cure t-shirt
  • Dig for the Cure t-shirts will also be for sale at the match
  • October is breast cancer awareness month, so come out and support this great cause
  • Doors open at 12:30 pm