North Charleston, SC –The South Carolina Stingrays hosted their Fifth Annual Pink in the Rink Night presented by East Cooper Medicial Center benefiting Susan G. Komen Lowcountry on Saturday, Jan. 22 and raised over $46,000 to help fight breast cancer, the largest amount in team history. The Stingrays defeated the Greenville Road Warriors 5-1 in front of a Pink in the Rink-record crowd of 8,364 at the North Charleston Coliseum while skating on pink ice, wearing pink jerseys and playing with pink sticks.
The pink jerseys were auctioned off live at the end of the game and the sticks joined the silent auction on the Coliseum main concourse. Other items that raised money for the cause were group and individual ticket sales, exclusive 2011 Pink Packs, vendor tables, raffles and special events. In the five-year history of the event, the Stingrays havedonated over $119,000.