#AztecWBB Takes Part in Cold Water Challenge
June 20, 2014
SAN DIEGO - Select members of the San Diego State women's basketball program took part in the Cold Water Challenge on Friday to benefit the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.
Head coach Stacie Terry, assistant coach Jesse Clark and rising sophomore Chloe Johnson responded to the challenge that was first initiated by the University of Arizona on June 9 as a means of raising donations for the Kay Yow Cancer Fund.
Since its inception nearly two weeks ago, the hashtag #chillin4charity has exploded on Twitter and has been utilized to track women's basketball programs from across the country that are joining the challenge. According to the rules, all parties have 48 hours from release to answer the challenge.
Terry was called out by New Mexico head coach Yvonne Sanchez and Washington assistant coach Adia Barnes, while Clark was pressed into participation by Oregon assistant coach Jodie Berry and Idaho assistant Christa Sanford. Likewise, Johnson was put up to the task by Oregon State guard Sydney Wiese.
Before the three Aztecs were doused in a cascade of ice and water, Terry called out three head coaches - UMKC's Marsha Frese, Jaime White of Fresno State and Tennessee's Holly Warlick.
Clark, meanwhile, extended the challenge forward to Saint Mary's associate head coach Tracy Sanders, as well as LSU assistants Tony Perotti and Tasha Butts, followed by Johnson, who offered the test to four players, including Central Florida's Jordan Jackson, Jordan Jensen of Iowa State, New Mexico State's Brandee Walton and Roddreka Rogers of Georgia Tech.
"What an awesome way to raise money for the Kay Yow Fund," Terry said. "Cancer is an ugly, ugly disease and what a beautiful way for our basketball community to help support."
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