Penn State Baseball Players Shave Heads For THON After Game

The baseball team might not have gotten a win Sunday, but it did well for a more meaningful cause after its game ended.

Members of the Penn State baseball team got their heads shaved on the Medlar Field concourse Sunday, part of an effort that raised more than $13,000 for THON. Four Diamonds Families were in attendance, and the 9-2 loss to Indiana prior to the head-shaving didn’t seem to cast a damper on the event.

Cancer is personal to coach Rob Cooper, whose mother was recently diagnosed. He said the team, which never gets to go to THON because of travel, was adamant about the event taking place after it was initially postponed from rain.

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