ST. LOUIS - The Saint Louis women's soccer team will make a substantial donation to the American Cancer Society following the Billikens' successful "Kicks Against Breast Cancer" game Oct. 19.
The Bills donned pink jerseys, which were put up for auction, as they took on Atlantic 10 Conference rival Saint Joseph's at Robert R. Hermann Stadium. At halftime, SLU freshman forward Livi Logan-Wood, whose mother, Katherine, died of breast cancer, addressed the crowd.
"We are pleased to announce that we raised $890 from our 'Kicks Against Breast Cancer' game," head coach Kat Mertz said. "The money will be donated to the American Cancer Society in honor of Livi's mother. Every pink jersey from the game was bid on."In a related event, several Billikens volunteered at the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk in Forest Park Oct. 27.