SDSU to Host Second Annual Women's Football Academy Benefiting Komen San Diego

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 General News
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SAN DIEGO, May 11 Sports and stilettos will unite at San Diego State University's (SDSU) Second Annual Women's Football Academy benefiting Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego on Saturday, June 5.

SDSU's head football coach, Brady Hoke, and his staff will teach women how to be football savvy. Participants will learn everything they need to know about the game of football and receive an exclusive Women's Football Academy T-shirt, lunch from Claim Jumper and a gift bag full of great swag!

For more football facts enroll in the Academy today. Tuition for the day is $40 per person. All proceeds from the Academy will benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego. For registration information, please contact Paula Davila with SDSU Athletics at 619-594-7197 or Please register by Friday, May 28.

About Susan G. Komen for the CureŪ, San Diego

Since its inception in 1995, $8.5 million has been given to local organizations that provide breast cancer education, screening, diagnostics, treatment and patient support for the uninsured or underinsured in San Diego County. Seventy-five percent of every dollar raised through Affiliate-sponsored events stays right here in San Diego County to fund free diagnostic mammograms, treatment and services for uninsured and underinsured women and their families. The remaining 25 percent funds international breast cancer research. In fact, next to the U.S. government, Susan G. Komen for the Cure is the largest funder of breast cancer research in the world. For more information, please visit

Did you know?

WHEN: Saturday, June 5, 2010 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. WHERE: Aztec Athletic Center, 5302 55th Street, San Diego, CA 92115 Susan G. Komen for the Cure saves lives by raising funds for free diagnostic mammograms, breast cancer treatment and breast health services for uninsured and underinsured women and their WHY: families in San Diego County. Here are five lessons every woman needs to know to understand football... #1 The team with the football is the offense. The team without the football is the defense. #2 The offense wants to score. The defense wants to keep the offense from scoring. #3 The offense can score two ways, touchdowns and field goals. #4 Touchdowns are scored by crossing the goal line and field goals by kicking the ball through the goal posts at each end of the field. #5 Referees are there to make sure players abide by the rules.

SOURCE Susan G. Komen for the Cure, San Diego

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