North Dakota State University women's basketball player Hannah Linz will begin treatment soon for the recurrence of Hodgkin's Lymphoma.
NDSU student-athletes have rallied for Hannah and are asking for goodwill donations. Those interested are asked to place your offering in a "Hoops for Hannah" baskets during any or all of the remaining home events starting with Thursday's basketball game against IUPUI.
Donations can also be made directly to the Hannah
Linz Fund, c/o
Gate City Bank, 500
2nd Ave. N., Fargo,
N.D. 58102, or in person at any Gate City Bank location. For more information contact, Lynn Dorn, NDSU director of women's athletics, at (701) 231-7807 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Linz, a 5-foot-11 senior from Watkins, Minn., was originally diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma
on April 8, 2010, following her freshman season with the Bison.
witnessed firsthand Hannah’s fight to beat it the first time and see this
setback as nothing different in her approach to win the battle with cancer this
time,” said NDSU head coach Carolyn DeHoff.
“We ask that you keep her in your thoughts and prayers and
respect Hannah’s privacy at this time.”
Linz played in 100
games for the Bison since the start of the 2009-10 season, averaging 6.5 points
per game. She was the only NDSU player to start all 31 games last season,
finishing the year ranked 12th nationally in three-point accuracy at 39.9
Linz is No. 2 all-time at NDSU with 156 three-pointers made. She
is a three-time selection to the Summit League All-Academic Team.
to complete her education at NDSU and graduate with a degree in nursing.