Red Raiders at the Komen Race for the Cure
Oct. 5, 2008
LUBBOCK, Texas - Members of the Texas Tech softball team joined more than 7,000 area residents at the 2008 Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure on Saturday morning at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center and raised more than $1,000 for the cause.
For the softball team, which recently completed its fall season of team practices, was able to attend the event for the first time in recent memory. (The team had held practices in October for the past several years.) Once the schedule had cleared, junior shortstop Leah Legler took the lead in organizing the team. Members of the squad also included former Red Raider player, Jennifer Corkin, and pitchers, Julie Hauck (now the director of softball operations at Texas Tech) and Erin Crawford. Assistant coaches Amy Suiter and Dustin Suiter walked slowly while sipping coffee in the walk/run.