TOWSON, Md. (April 1, 2011) - The Tigers participated in the National Fastpitch Coaches Association "Strikeout Cancer" program when it hosted Georgetown on March 29.
The Tigers wore pink ribbons and headbands along with pink shoelaces and pink belts to support breast cancer during the game. In addition, there were pink ribbons painted on the field and the game programs were in pink. Prior to the start of the game, the Tigers had a pair of ceremonial first pitches thrown by breast cancer survivors. One was by Mary Alane Downs, the wife of volunteer assistant coach Chris Downs and the other was by Tiger academic advisor, Bobbi Madison. The Tigers' mascot, Doc went through the stands collecting donations for breast cancer research.In addition, the sorority, Zeta Tau Alpha was on hand to cheer on the Tigers and hand out pink ribbons in support of "Think Pink". The sorority girls also held a bake sale at the game with the proceeds going to breast cancer research.