Michigan Softball Academy

Thursday, May 5, 2016


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Alumni Field
1202 S State St, Ann Arbor Map it

27 teams and 400 participants have raised $143,074.87

Total above may not reflect all participants, teams, and donations

THANK YOU for helping us raise more than $151,000 through the

7th Annual Michigan Softball Academy! 

To view professional photos of the 2016 Event, CLICK HERE!

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2016 Academy Award Winners

Highest Fundraising Individual: Sam Webb - $8,532, shared with 2nd Highest, Sally Martin - $3,935

Highest Fundraising Team: The Chest Protectors - $15,372.01, Tailgate: EDSS & Saving 2nd Base    

Best Dressed: Bibbidi Bobbidi Boob

Most PINK: Carolyn Hayman from The Chest Protectors 

Most likely to be recruited: Kimberly Still from It’s All About That Base

Most creative team name: Go Bloobs

Spirit of the Academy: Kathy’s Swingin’ Misses

First Team to Register 10 online: The Tumornators, TC Linda Howe



Join Michigan Softball Head Coach Carol Hutchins and her team, Honorary Chair, Sarah Harbaugh, and your 2016 Softball Academy Committee to come together to honor breast cancer survivors, raise awareness about reducing breast cancer risk, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease.

Your participation allows the American Cancer Society to help people facing cancer today and find cures to end the disease tomorrow. Through sponsorship, and the fundraising efforts of our participants, we will finish the fight against cancer.


CLICK HERE to create an account and purchase tickets to the SOCIAL MIXER ONLY!  Tickets to attend only the social mixer from 7:00 - 9:00 PM cost $50 each.  If you would like to add additional tickets to bring mixer guests, please make an additional donation in the amount of the cost of each ticket as you check out (example: bringing two additional guests?  Please add a donation of $100), then email abigail.samuels@cancer.org with the names of your guests.  

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Sponsor Opportunities

Join other area business leaders as they celebrate the important work that happens every day to help finish the fight against cancer.

Fundraising Incentives

We are working on finalizing our 2016 Fundraising Incentive Prize Program! Stay tuned!

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The number one reason people donate to American Cancer Society events is because someone asked them to.


Auction Items

Get a sneak peak at our 2016 Silent Auction Items!

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Download or print materials that help you and your team promote and raise funds for the American Cancer Society Michigan Softball Academy event.

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Contact Abigail Samuels:


(734) 635-9015

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Top Participants:

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Top Participants
  1. Rick Leach - $15,315.00
  2. I Made a Donation Samuel Webb - $8,582.00
  3. Jim Harbaugh - $6,035.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Home Run Derby - $21,635.00
  2. The Chest Protectors - $15,472.01
  3. EDSS - $10,085.00