CAMBRIDGE, Mass.-The MIT field hockey team will participate in the Play 4 the Cure effort in conjunction with the Susan G. Komen Foundation this Tuesday, October 19. The Cardinal and Grey welcome Wellesley College to Jack Barry Field at 6:00 p.m. The team will wear pink socks and armbands and will also play the game will specially ordered, pink balls.
Play 4 the Cure was started by Tina Reinprecht, founded, director and coach of the Mystx Field Hockey Club. The movement began with an indoor field hockey tournament in 2006 to benefit breast cancer research. Since then Play 4 the Cure has contributed over $11,000 to the Philadelphia affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Foundation. Last year over 150 field hockey teams from across the country took part part in Play 4 the Cure events.
Fans are encouraged to make a donation to the Susan G. Komen foundation as part of the Play 4 the Cure movement and can do so by clicking here.