June 23, 2014
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Purdue women's basketball team answered the call of the #Chillin4Charity Challenge on Sunday, helping raise funds and awareness for the Kay Yow Fund and cancer research. Boilermaker head coach Sharon Versyp, associate head coach Nadine Morgan and assistant coaches Lindsay Wisdom-Hylton and Kelly Komara fielded challenges from coaches across the country, while several others issued some challenges of their own.
Versyp and her staff issued challenges to a variety of women's basketball coaches and players across the country, including Iowa head coach Lisa Bluder and the first-ever Purdue women's basketball scholarship recipient Beth Brooke, while Purdue director of operations Terry Kix brought the challenge in-house, calling out Purdue volleyball head coach Dave Shondell and university president Mitch Daniels.
-All parties have 48 hours from the release to answer the challenge
-Please use the hashtags: #Chillin4Charity and #Play4Kay
-Any coach that doesn't answer the challenge, owes the Kay Yow Foundation $250
-for each coach that answers the challenge, the original challenger will owe the Kay Yow Foundation $50
-Any coach that does not answer the challenge will owe the Kay Yow Foundation $100
-For each coach that answers the challenge, each assistant will owe the Kay Yow Foundation $25
-Any player that does not answer the challenge will owe five hours of community service
-For each player that does answer the challenge, each Purdue player will owe two hours of community service
Kay Yow Donation Information
1. Make checks payable to: Kay Yow Cancer Fund and include the school and coach name in memo line. The foundation is a 501c3 and any donation will receive a letter of acknowledgment that can be used for tax purposes.
2. Donate online at www.kayyow.com/donate and include in the comments section school and coach.
3. All donations will receive an acknowledgment letter that can be used for tax purposes.