Student-athletes from the Frostburg State University department
of athletics recently participated in the 2012 oneShirt National
Collegiate Clothing Challenge and collected over 530 pounds of
Frostburg State totaled 531 pounds of clothing and finished 13th among the 48 schools from across the country that competed. Frostburg was the lone Capital Athletic Conference school that competed in the challenge and finished just 15 pounds behind former Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference opponent Hilbert College (Hamburg, N.Y.)
The oneSHIRT National Collegiate Clothing Challenge is the nation's largest collegiate clothing drive, mobilizing thousands of students and households across the US. Campus groups rallied their campus and community to donate used clothing to benefit local charities and job training programs. The collegiate challenge was held during Earth Week 2012 [April 16-21].
A total of 48 schools collected 37,666 pounds of clothing. Florida State University won the challenge with 6,019 pounds of clothing collected while West Virginia University gathered 4,846 pounds. Oklahoma Panhandle State University (3,113 lbs), Creighton University (2,682) and Bryant (1,789) round out the top five in the challenge.