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CCU Hockey team asking for fundraising help on gofundme.com

CONWAY, SC (WMBF) - Coastal Carolina's hockey team is asking for financial help from the community for their second season. 

The team created a GoFundMe account (http://www.gofundme.com/f8j6h4). The page says the players and their parents provide most of the team's funding without much help from the university. 

Their expenses are high, the budget for the team is more than $30,000 for the season. They pay for transportation to rinks in their conference to schools as far away as Alabama and Virginia. They also pay for hotel expenses, team equipment and ice fees. The team is looking for help covering some of the costs.

This is the teams second season as an ice hockey program, after they made the switch following three seasons as a roller hockey team. 

For people who choose to donate, a donation of $50 or more will get the donator a complimentary CCU hockey tee-shirt from the team.

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