Green Bay Volleyball Holds Compete to Beat Clinic

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Release: January 26, 2012
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The Green Bay volleyball team put on a clinic Wednesday night at the Kress Events Center for an area club team.
By: Ryan Hartwig (@RyanHartwig)
GreenBayPhoenix.com

GREEN BAY, Wis. (GreenBayPhoenix.com) - The Green Bay volleyball team put on a clinic Wednesday night at the Kress Events Center for an area club team. The clinic was auctioned off in the fall as part of the program's Compete to Beat Initiative in partnership with Bellin Health to raise awareness and funds to fight breast cancer.

In the two-hour clinic, Phoenix players and coaches worked with the participants on the basics of volleyball - including serving, passing, setting and hitting - while also incorporating competition through various drills and games.

"Our team had a great time at the clinic," Green Bay head coach Debbie Kirch said. "Our players have always been generous with their time when it comes to giving back to the sport of volleyball and supporting a great cause like the Compete to Beat program."

To view photos from Wednesday's clinic, click here. For a video, click here.

The clinic was won in the auction by Green Bay Athletics supporters and UW-Green Bay employees John Landrum and Linda Peacock-Landrum, who bid on the clinic for their daughter's club team.

"The Landrum family has always been very supportive," Kirch said. "Not just of our program, but of the entire athletics department, so it was fitting that they purchased the auction item."

Green Bay volleyball's Compete to Beat Initiative generates money for the Patient Assistance Fund at The Cancer TEAM at Bellin Health, a fund that helps patients burdened by the financial side of cancer treatments.

"We appreciate all the support our Compete to Beat program received this fall," Kirch said. "Between the online auction, t-shirt sales and donations we were able to increase our fundraising efforts from the previous year and continue to raise awareness for cancer research."

The partnership between Bellin Health and Green Bay Athletics continues in February with a pair of basketball games to fight cancer - the men's Black Out Cancer game Feb. 4 and the women's PinkZone game Feb. 25.

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