April 29, 2010

VOLLEYBALL TO HOST SIXTH ANNUAL "VOLLEY 4 HOLLY"

DURHAM, N.H. – The University of New Hampshire women's volleyball team has announced that the team will hold the sixth annual “Volley 4 Holly” tournament on Tuesday, May 11 in Lundholm Gymnasium from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The event was created to raise money for Wildcat volleyball player Holly Young, who passed away on Jan. 24, 2008 after a courageous three-year battle with Ewing's Sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer.
The funds raised at the event will go to Holly Young Fund, while checks can be made out to the Holly Young Fun. Holly Young Fund donates the money to the Holly Young scholarship set up at her high school, the Jimmy Fund and to cancer research.

Teams can sign up until Tuesday, May 5. Teams may enter the tournament with a donation of $50 dollars and can enter up to 12 players per roster (minimum six). Fans may attend the tournament by donating $2 dollars as they enter Lundholm Gym. Village Pizza in Durham will be providing pizza for participating teams and paying spectators. UNH varsity athletic teams, coaches and staff will be on hand participating in the tournament honoring Holly's memory and helping raise money for a worthy cause. The winning team will get the opportunity to play the UNH volleyball team in the final match of the day.

For more information on the tournament and to sign-up, please contact Associate Head Coach Stacy Barnett at 603-862-4664.

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