From the press release today (5/6/13):
ATKINSON, NEBRASKA – The Team Jack Foundation is excited to announce that All-American former Husker point guard Lindsey Moore has joined the Team Jack All-Star Team. Lindsey was recently drafted in the first round of the WNBA Draft by the Minnesota Lynx. Lindsey was also voted to Nebraska’s Prestigious All-Devaney Team as one of the top five players in the history of the program in 2013.
“We are so incredibly thankful to Lindsey Moore for lending her support in our fight against pediatric brain cancer,” said Andy Hoffman, of the Team Jack Foundation. “To receive the support of an athlete of Lindsey Moore’s magnitude is gigantic to our goal of raising funds for research and national awareness for pediatric brain cancer. Our heart overflows with gratitude for Lindsey’s involvement.”
The Team Jack All-Star Team was recently started by the Team Jack Foundation as an opportunity for professional athletes and Husker celebrities to get involved with helping raise money and awareness for pediatric brain cancer. Moore is the second athlete in an as many weeks to be announced by the Foundation for the new promotional program. Last week the Foundation announced the involvement of NFL standout and former Husker great Ndamukong Suh.
“It is exciting to get to be involved with something that Mr. Suh is involved in. He is such a hard worker and means so much to Nebraska,” said Lindsey Moore.
Moore was further drawn to the Team Jack Foundation thanks to Mr. Burkhead’s involvement.
“Rex is such a great guy. He cared a lot about Jack,” Said Moore. “I have so much respect for Rex. Knowing that he was such a big advocate for Team Jack and pediatric brain cancer, I wanted to be a part of it.”
The Team Jack Foundation is offering a full-line of brain tumor awareness t-shirts at various stores across the state and online at www.TeamJackFoundation.org.
Lindsey Moore's t-shirt can be purchased here: http://teamjack.ideal-stores.com/shopexd.asp?id=31989