April 18, 2015 HFH Women's College Showcase

Headers For Hope/Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults

Women’s Soccer Showcase

We are excited to announce that Headers for Hope and the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults (UCF) are partnering for the Headers for Hope 2015 Women’s Soccer Showcase. Participating collegiate teams include:  Loyola UniversityU.S. Naval AcademyGeorge Mason UniversityThe University of Maryland Baltimore County, The College of William and Mary and The University of Maryland. The Headers for Hope 2015 Women’s Soccer Showcase will be held on April 18, 2015 at the Glenelg Country School in Ellicott City, MD.

“Headers for Hope is a great nonprofit organization that seeks to raise money for local charities in the fight against cancer. We are honored to have been selected as the local charity partner for the tournament,” says Brock Yetso, UCF President & CEO. “As a former collegiate UVA soccer player, this is an event that is close to my heart paring my love of soccer with my passion for the cancer fight.” The Headers for Hope Tournament provides coaches and players an opportunity to play some of the best teams in women’s college soccer, while also providing teams the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of people affected by cancer. All day tickets will be $10 at the gate.

“I am delighted that we will partner with the Ulman Cancer Fund again for 2015,” said Louise Waxler, founder of Headers For Hope. “The ability to raise awareness about the risks of cancer to our college athletes and young soccer players is our ultimate goal. Our partnership with the UCF provides us with the opportunity to spread the word and to help make a difference in saving the lives of those we love.”

For further information, please see the event website: www.headersforhope.org.

About Headers for Hope:
Headers for Hope was established in honor of every individual who has been diagnosed with cancer. Founder of Headers For Hope and long-time soccer sports industry veteran Louise Waxler created the Foundation in loving memory of her good friend who passed away after her two-year battle with this deadly disease. Headers For Hope works with tournaments and teams across the country and within each sport to raise money, which is donated back to their local cancer charity or organization. For more information on the event and to purchase advance tickets, please visit www.headersforhope.com.

Glenelg Country School, 12793 Folly Quarter Rd., Ellicott City, MD 21042

Admission:
Ages 5 and under - free
; Ages 6-18 - $5.00
; Adults - $8.00 advanced sales (purchased by April 11th); $10.00 at the gate

Advanced ticket purchases will be available at the Will Call table located at the entrance to the stadium.

8:30

Navy

vs

UMBC

9:45

George Mason

vs

Maryland

11:00

William & Mary

vs

Navy

1:30

UMBC

vs

Loyola

2:45

Maryland

vs

William and Mary

4:00

Loyola

vs

George Mason

About Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults:

The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults (UCF), founded in 1997, is the national leader in providing specialized support for young adults affected by cancer. With nearly 70,000 young adults diagnosed every year, our organization helps young people fight the disease and navigate treatment by providing access to information, support groups, and other specialized programs. UCF Patient Navigation Programs have set a national standard and can be accessed remotely or through onsite Patient Navigators at a growing number of hospitals in the Mid-Atlantic region. UCF changes lives by creating a community of support for young adults, and their loved ones, as they fight cancer and embrace survivorship.

Media Contact Information:
 Louise Waxler 
lwaxler@headersforhope.org 
443-812-5195

ABOUT Headers for Hope

..... was established in honor of every individual who has been diagnosed with cancer; every family member who has held the hand of their loved one being treated for cancer; and all friends acting as a support system to someone who has been told the news they have cancer. Unfortunately, cancer more often than not hits home, which means this foundation was established for you.

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