Many Kentucky fans remember former volleyball star Leah Edmond, who was among the best college volleyball players in the country during her time in Lexington.
Now playing professionally, Edmond is with an organization called Athletes Unlimited, which has a program called Athlete Causes.
Part of that involves a donation of a portion of the athlete’s end-of-season bonus to a cause of their choosing.
Edmond revealed that her cause is the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation, in honor of the late former Kentucky football assistant coach John Schlarman and his family.
“Coach Schlarman embodied everything you’d want to be as a person in athletics,” Edmond said in a tweet. “He cared for his players not only on the field but off. And even while going through his toughest battle he gave his all for them. Him and Ms. LeeAnne supported me throughout my career at Kentucky, and it meant the world to me. So, I want to thank them in this way.”
Edmond is also raising money for the organization through a fundraiser, which you can check out here.
A really great gesture by Edmond here to raise money for a cause near and dear to her, as well as many in the Big Blue Nation.
Check out the link and donate if you can, and a big shoutout to Leah Edmond for doing this!
Tweet of the Day
.@MychalMulder has had an incredible journey towards becoming an NBA Rising Star ⚡️— Golden State Warriors (@warriors) March 3, 2021
▪️ Grew up in Windsor, Ontario
▪️ Played college ball at Kentucky
▪️ Two @nbagleague stops after going undrafted
▪️ Signed with the Warriors in 2020 pic.twitter.com/Q8yMdXuI9c
What a road for Mychal Mulder.
Who could’ve imagined the team would be this bad?
Kentucky’s path is far from easy.
She deserves it.
Keldon, Tyler, and Mychal Mulder will take the floor.
Arizona and Indiana could have openings.
The young QB could be on the move.
A lot of drama here.
Golden Tate and Jared Cook are looking for new homes.