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Scots Welcome Seth Cate as Honorary Captain for AFCA Coach to Cure MD Day

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Scots Welcome Seth Cate as Honorary Captain for AFCA Coach to Cure MD Day

Coach to Cure MD is a game-day charity partnership between the American Football Coaches Association and Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy.

 

On the same week, all over the country, college coaches come together to focus the attention of the nation's sports fans on the fight to cure Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, the most prolific genetic killer diagnosed in childhood.

 

Our national focal point this year is the weekend of September 28 and every AFCA member coach can participate by wearing a Coach to Cure MD patch on the sidelines and talking about the cause in their interviews and media appearances.

 

This year, over 11,000 coaches are expected to participate!

 

Coach Rader and all the Maryville Coaching staff will be wearing patches on their left sleeve against Methodist University to help defeat Duchenne (DOO-SHIN) Muscular Dystrophy, a prolific childhood ailment.

 

Seth Cate will serve as honorary captain for the Scots along with his mother Tammy and father Chris. Tammy is a 1996 MC graduate that majored in Sign Language Interpreting. Seth is suffering from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and is proud to help raise awareness of this cause. He and his family will meet the team and coaching staff, participate in the Walk of the Scots, play catch with the five team captains, and help with the coin toss.

 

Head Coach Mike Rader had this to say about his support of the Coach to Cure MC effort. "We are honored to be a part of the Coach to Cure MD through the AFCA. We will always support this program and what it represents."

 

Just like football success only comes with teamwork, we need your help to make Coach to Cure MD a success. Football fans can donate to life-saving research by either going online at www.coachtocuremd.org or by texting the word CURE to 90999 on their mobile phones to give $5 on the next mobile phone bill.

 

Since the AFCA launched this partnership in 2008, college football's backers have generously given roughly $1 million in cash and other donations. Those gifts have raised awareness of this great cause and helped fund critical research grants from Parent Project MD to university faculty at schools ranging from Florida to Missouri to UCLA, Ohio State and Penn, among others.

 

Blog on Seth Cate and his special day

Nov. 18: All times Eastern
Final
Husson 23, at Springfield 21
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at Berry 34, Huntingdon 20
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at Delaware Valley 35, Western New England 0
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at Brockport 66, Plymouth State 0
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Frostburg State 35, at Wittenberg 7
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at Mount Union 21, Washington and Lee 0
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at Wesley 45, RPI 27
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at Washington and Jefferson 31, Johns Hopkins 28
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at Trine 63, Monmouth 24
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at Mary Hardin-Baylor 50, Chapman 6
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Case Western Reserve 28, at Illinois Wesleyan 0
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at UW-Oshkosh 63, Lakeland 0
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at St. Thomas 47, Eureka 8
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at Wartburg 35, Franklin 34
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at North Central (Ill.) 17, St. John's 7
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at Linfield 27, Hardin-Simmons 13
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Nov. 25: All times Eastern
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Wesley at Brockport
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Case Western Reserve at Mount Union
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Frostburg State at Washington and Jefferson
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Husson at Delaware Valley
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Berry at St. Thomas
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North Central (Ill.) at UW-Oshkosh
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Linfield at Mary Hardin-Baylor
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Trine at Wartburg
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Nov. 19: All times Eastern
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at Alfred 29, Stevenson 16
@ University of Delaware
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Nov. 25: All times Eastern
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Wesley at Brockport
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Case Western Reserve at Mount Union
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12:00 PM
Frostburg State at Washington and Jefferson
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12:00 PM
Husson at Delaware Valley
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1:00 PM
Berry at St. Thomas
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1:00 PM
North Central (Ill.) at UW-Oshkosh
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1:00 PM
Linfield at Mary Hardin-Baylor
1:00 PM
Trine at Wartburg
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