CSU-Pueblo softball to hold #StrikeoutCancer Day Saturday against Highlands

CSU-Pueblo softball to hold #StrikeoutCancer Day Saturday against Highlands

PUEBLO, Colo. (April 10, 2018) - The Colorado State University-Pueblo softball team announced its Strikeout Cancer Day set for Saturday when the Pack welcome New Mexico Highlands for a four-game Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference series at Rawlings Softball Complex.

CSU-Pueblo and Highlands begin a four-game set at noon Saturday and wrap the series with two more games Sunday starting at 11 a.m.

The Pack encourage fans to wear pink and prior to the start, special guest and honorary coach Marsha Maples, a cancer survivor from St. Mary Corwin Medical Center Breast Center of Excellence, will throw out the first pitch to begin the day.

The ThunderWolves join the Strikeout Cancer initiative, a program through the National Fastpitch Coaches Association to help raise funds and awareness to fight cancer. The program leverages the personal experiences, community leadership, and professional excellence of fastpitch softball coaches nationwide to help increase cancer education and promote healthy living through awareness efforts and fundraising activities.

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As a member of the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, Colorado State University – Pueblo competes in 22 varsity sports in NCAA Division II intercollegiate athletics.