Rams to Host Annual Strike Out Cancer Doubleheader vs. Johnson C. Smith

WINSTON-SALEM, NC – For the third straight season, the Winston-Salem State Rams softball team will its annual Strike Out Cancer game. The Rams will use the sport to raise awareness of cancer and to also raise funds for the local chapter of the American Cancer Society.

There will several opportunities for fans to gain awareness along with the opportunity to donate to the local chapter of the American Cancer Society. For those looking to add some fun to their donation process, the Rams will also have a pledge form for fans to make a donation for each strikeout that the Rams score. In addition to donations, there will also be information tables at the game as well. Pledges may also be made prior to game day by contacting the WSSU Softball Office at (336) 750-2598.

At the heart of the day will be the Rams' softball doubleheader against Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) Southern Division foe Johnson C. Smith. The Rams will don pink tops when they take on the Lady Golden Bulls as the two teams battle for position in the division. Currently, the Rams are 0-2 in division play and are in fifth place, but the team will look to move up the standings when the team takes on the Golden Bulls who are currently ranked third in the division.

WSSU sophomore infielder Jasmine Holloman has been leading the way for the Rams in recent weeks with hits in 10 of her last 12 games, including multiple hits in six of those games. She currently leads the team with a .365 batting average and she has 15 RBI and she ranks third in the CIAA with eight doubles so far this season. 

First pitch for the Rams' Strike Out Cancer game is set for 1:00 p.m. at Twin City Field in Winston-Salem, N.C. For more information on Rams softball, contact the WSSU Office of Athletic Media Relations at (336) 750-2143 or log on to www.WSSURams.com.