In softball, no matter the team or allegiance, no one ever stands alone.
Saturday afternoon, LSU and Texas A&M proudly displayed that for Mississippi State freshman Alex Wilcox.
Wilcox was first diagnosed with ovarian cancer as a 16-year-old high school student and is still battling the disease to this day. Now, its the SEC and college softball is teaming up show their support for Wilcox.
Ahead of their matchup Saturday evening, both the Tigers and Aggies dressed up in teal, the color of ovarian cancer awareness, and took part in the 2018 Geaux Teal walk, along with over 1,000 others.
The walk has begun! Celebrating Life & Ovarian Cancer Awareness. The Total is in- More than 1000 walkers in real on the LSU campus #geauxTeal #GiveOVCtheBoot #NoOneFightsAlone pic.twitter.com/GqRZO0ASdV— GeauxTeal (@geauxteal) April 21, 2018
Additionally, LSU will wear teal decals on its batting helmets and painted the Tiger logo in center field teal.
Check out more sights from the event Saturday:
AND WE’RE OFF!!! pic.twitter.com/ak1sJyvXk1— GeauxTeal (@geauxteal) April 21, 2018
Join us this Saturday as we Strikeout Ovarian Cancer! We will be wearing these special teal helmets that have the names of women who have courageously battled ovarian cancer pic.twitter.com/RaJiSso6Gq— LSU Softball (@LSUsoftball) April 19, 2018