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Carolina softball released balloons last year in honor and remembrance of those affected by ovarian cancer.
Carolina softball released balloons last year in honor and remembrance of those affected by ovarian cancer.
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Ovarian Cancer Awareness Day Set For March 30
Release: 03/26/2014

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Carolina softball's annual Ovarian Cancer Awareness Day will be Sunday, March 30 when the Tar Heels host No. 9 Florida State.

The Tar Heels and Seminoles, who are tied for the top spot in ACC standings, will play a doubleheader at 1 and 3 p.m. on Sunday, and both games will be featured on ESPN3. Game three of the series will be Monday at 6 p.m. on ESPNU.

Former Carolina softball player and ovarian cancer survivor Jamie Shaver Mayberry will throw out the first pitch of game one on Sunday. There will be a silent auction, and Strike Out Cancer t-shirts will be sold for $20 (short sleeve) and $25 (long sleeve), with all proceeds being given to UNC's Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center.

Donations for the Lineberger Center will be accepted on Sunday, and tax-deductible gifts can also be given online by following these directions:

• Go to www.unclineberger.org/giving
• Select "Gynecologic Cancers" under Funds
• After entering the amount you wish to give, select "I would like to share a story about why I made this gift" and write "UNC Softball."

Silent Auction Items:

• Carolina softball helmet autographed by NFCA Hall of Fame head coach Donna J. Papa
• Lunch with Coach Papa
• Carolina softball game jersey signed by Jamie Shaver Mayberry
• Basketball autographed by UNC men's basketball head coach Roy Williams
• Soccer ball signed by UNC women's soccer head coach Anson Dorrance
• Football signed by UNC football head coach Larry Fedora


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