Testimonials Archive - NFCR

Amber Gilliam, head coach Sewanee University softball

Amber Gilliam, head coach Sewanee University softball

This cause is very close to my heart, as my mother and younger brother have both fought cancer.  We are excited to utilize our passion for softball to contribute to NFCR’s pursuit of a cure and raise awareness about the importance of breast cancer research....

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James Drzewiecki, head coach Ancilla College men’s soccer

Almost everyone has been touched by cancer in some way, including myself, as my mother has beaten cancer twice in recent years, and our athletic department, as one of our biggest supporters, has repeatedly fought off cancer in recent years as well. This fundraiser is a perfect way to live…...

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Lindsey Lutz, head coach Shenandoah University women’s lacrosse

All of the money collected is going to fund prostate cancer research.  My father, Ford West, is currently battling prostate cancer and so this is a cause that is very close to me. I have players on my team in the same position and I know that it has affected…...

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Sandie Marotti-Huckins, head coach Davis High School women’s field hockey

This cause is very close to our hearts, as my brother is currently fighting leukemia for the second time and some of our players have parents who are also fighting cancer. We are looking forward to raising awareness about the importance of cancer research and doing our part to support…...

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Mamie Jones, coach North Carolina A&T softball

So many people have been affected by cancer in some way.  This is a great way for our team to support those who have battled the disease or watched a loved one go through it. We are looking forward to doing our part to contribute to NFCR’s pursuit of a…...

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Kimberly Keating, senior Georgetown University women’s field hockey

A cancer diagnosis becomes your whole world; your every day, thought, and concern…I am so thankful for the treatment I was able to receive, and recognize how blessed I am to have my health today. I would not want anyone to go through the many hardships cancer entails and it…...

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Samantha Moses Carlisle Junior High field hockey

It is extremely important that children recognize from a young age what it means to work for something bigger than themselves. Being a part of our junior high field hockey team is more than just playing field hockey…this field hockey game is one small way that our team, families and…...

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Bill Spicer, coach Hamilton College softball

Many of our players and coaches have been affected by cancer through close friends and family, so this cause is close to our hearts.  We are excited to be a part of this campaign to raise support for cancer research and do our part to help find a cure....

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Tyler Tomlinson, Head coach Culver-Stockton College women’s soccer

We have a responsibility as college athletes to utilize our skills and connection in our community to reach out to those around us, and raising awareness and funds for cancer research is a great way to do it....

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Ashley Daniels, assistant coach Long Island University women’s field hockey

We have many of the girls on our team who have been personally affected — those who have beaten the disease and those who have lost the battle — but we are a team that is passionate about helping to find a cure and giving back what we can to…...

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