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UAB Blazers Use Different-Colored Shoes to Promote Cancer Awareness

Published by Bleacher Report on Thu, 19 Mar 2015

For those who are watching UAB take on Iowa State in the 2015 NCAA tournament, you may notice some unique style choices by the Blazers.Per the Blazers' team website, the players have worn different-colored shoes throughout the 2014-15 season as part of its partnership withThe Alabama Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders at Children's of Alabama. By doing so, the team is helping raise both awareness and money for pediatric cancer.The Blazers adopted a young cancer survivor namedElijah Serittduring head coachJerod Haase's first season at UAB. Serittwho had been diagnosed withmedulloblastoma at just 19 months oldhas since become a big part of the program, which has made the Blazers want to give back and help raise awareness for a good cause.UAB played a game in Spain last summer and was inspired by a Spanish team that wore different-colored sneakers."We wanted to do something to recognize Elijah's courageous battle and his role on our team," Haase said. "We immediately thought wearing two different colors of shoes would cause fans to ask why and give us a perfect opportunity to raise awareness for pediatric cancer."Kudos to Haase and the Blazers for doing their part in raising awareness for a good cause.[UAB]
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