FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – On Monday, the Northern Arizona University Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) held a Red, White and Blue Dodgeball tournament in conjunction with Veterans Day. One hundred percent of the proceeds went to the Big Sky Conference Quarter Drive and senior golfer Laura Jabczenski and senior track & field athlete Lauren Laszczak spearheaded the effort.
"Every year, the Dodgeball Tournament enables us to donate to St. Mary's Food Bank, and this year we had the chance to benefit Samaritan's Feet as well," said Laszczak, who serves as the SAAC treasurer. "The tournament had the best turnout yet, even some veterans participated in the game. We had generous donations from businesses all around town and Louie's Chicken Shack provided the grand prize."
Twelve teams participated in the largely successful tournament. The SAAC's efforts raised over $130 for Samaritan's Feet and was able to donate over 75 cans of food to St. Mary's Food Bank as the committee continues to do great work to assist in the community.