Lacrosse Making Strides in the Fight Against Breast Cancer|
Oct. 15, 2012
CINCINNATI- The University of Cincinnati lacrosse team helped support breast cancer awareness by taking part in the American Cancer Society of Greater Cincinnati Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk which was held at Yeatman’s Cove at the Cincinnati riverfront on Sunday Oct. 14, 2012.
“It is a way to move to life off the field and let the girls realize that there is more to life than school and lacrosse,” continued Oliver.
Head coach Gina Oliver will begin her first season as head coach of the Bearcats after five seasons as an assistant coach at Duquesne University. Oliver’s squad features veteran returnees in attacker Marissa Pierson, who led the team last season with 28 goals, and goalkeeper Jennifer Walsh, who started all 16 matches in 2012. UC also returns sophomore midfielder Megan Bell who notched 21 goals as a freshman.