Florida Tech’s Dig Pink Night Set For Today

By  //  October 4, 2013

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MATCH SET FOR 7 P.M.

 BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA — Dig Pink Night is set for Friday, Oct. 4 as Florida Tech (10-2, 1-1 SSC) comes back home and hosts Lynn University (11-4, 1-1 SSC) at 7 p.m. at the Clemente Center.

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The Panthers host Lynn University on Friday, Oct. 4 at 7 p.m. Donations can be made throughout the contest. (Florida Tech image)

Fans are encouraged to wear pink in support of breast cancer awareness. A free t-shirt is given to those who donate and donations can be made throughout the contest. All proceeds will go to the Side-Out Foundation, a non-profit organization aiming to further breast cancer awareness, education and patient services.

A silent auction will take place throughout the game and will go up until the final set. Organizations donating items for the silent auction include but are not limited to: Carrabba’s Italian Grill Palm Bay, Maverick Multimedia/Space Coast Daily, Matt’s Casbah, Jersey Mike’s, The Courtyard Marriott West, the Residence Inn Melbourne and Old School Pizza.

Florida Tech comes off of a 3-1 victory over Rollins College, a team receiving top-25 votes in the latest AVCA Top-25. Charlie French registered her fourth double-double in Saturday’s Sunshine State Conference battle, finishing with 14 kills and 12 digs.

The Panthers follow Friday evening’s slate with an afternoon match against Nova Southeastern (2-7, 0-2 SSC) on Saturday. FIT and the Sharks are set for a 4 p.m. start.

LIVE STATS AND VIDEO WILL BE AVAILABLE

Live stats and video are available for both contests this weekend and can be accessed by visiting the related links section of this story on FloridaTechSports.com, the official home of FIT athletics, or by visiting the ‘live’ link on the volleyball schedule page.

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