Lyons to raise funds for coach Roscoe
NORTON, Mass. – The Wheaton College softball team will host its annual Cans For A Cause event on Saturday, April 18 during its doubleheader against Springfield College, which begins at 12 p.m.
This year, the Lyons are raising funds for assistant coach Bob Roscoe who is currently battling pancreatic cancer. All proceeds from the event will go directly to the Roscoe family to help with costs incurred from his treatments.
Fans in attendance for Saturday's doubleheader are encouraged to bring a large bag(s) of empty bottles and cans to donate to the cause. Fans who do not bring bottles or cans but still want to make a donation to support the Roscoe family may do so as well. The Wheaton softball team also encourages fans to wear purple on Saturday to help support the cure.
Wheaton's Cans For A Cause initiative, which is currently in its seventh year, began as a way to support Kate Pinzino '02 who was diagnosed with colon cancer in 2008. Pinzino underwent treatment for a little over a year and was able to beat her cancer with a full recovery.
Wheaton (20-3, 13-0 NEWMAC) travels to Roger Williams University for a non-conference doubleheader at 3:30 p.m.