FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ST. CATHARINE COLLEGE SPORTS INFORMATION Friday, August 21, 2009
SCC SOFTBALL PLAYER BECOMES ILL...NEED THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS PLEASE
Brittany Mirick graduated from Southern High School in Louisville, KY in 2009 and attendedSt. Catharine College on a softball scholarship until she became ill in August. Brittany who is 18 years old has recently been diagnosed with severe case of a rare blood disorder called Aplastic Anemia. She cannot be treated with a bone marrow transplant or chemotherapy, so the family is seeking other treatment options. She has withdrawn from St. Catharine College in order to take care of her health. Please keep Brittany and her family in your thoughts and prayers.