EASTON, Mass. (November 16, 2017) – The Stonehill College Strength and Conditioning Department will be hosting "Benching to Break Barriers" on Saturday, December 2, a bench press competition aimed to raise awareness for sexual assault and domestic violence. All proceeds and donations will go to Penelope's Place, a Brockton based non-profit providing health and human services to Southeastern Massachusetts.
"Benching to Break Barriers" will be held in the Varsity Weight room in the Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, December 2. The entire Stonehill student body and faculty and staff is invited to create a team of five and enter the weight lifting competition. Competitors will choose their weight and perform as many repetitions as possible. The winning team will be determined by the average relative strength, which is the total weight lifted by the team divided by their total body weight.
A donation of $10.00 is required for all participants.
Prizes will be awarded for most donations raised, team with the highest weight average (both male and female), best team costumes, and most spirited.
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