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
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