Nov. 27, 2012
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Southeastern Conference announced Tuesday the University of Tennessee Lady Vol senior volleyball player Jasmine Brown has been named to the 2012 SEC Community Service Team.
A Chattanooga, Tenn., native, Brown is a social work major that aspires to make a positive impact on her community after graduating from UT. While on Rocky Top, the defensive specialist has participated in multiple community service projects both with her team and without. Around the holidays, she has been involved in wrapping and delivering gifts to needy children, while also making frequent visits to patients at the local hospitals year-round. In addition, Brown has participated in multiple free volleyball clinics for community members and was involved in ABC’s “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” Knoxville project, which aired this week.
Recently, the senior interacted and entertained children at the athletic departments inaugural Halloween Event for the local community and has been an annual participant in the “Boo at the Zoo” at the Knoxville Zoo.
Brown is a three-time member of the SEC’s Academic Honor Roll and has helped lead the Lady Vols to its school record fifth-consecutive NCAA Tournament bid in 2012. The Big Orange will travel up to Louisville, Ky., and play Big Ten foe Michigan on Thursday, Nov. 29 at 5 p.m. ET at the KFC Yum! Center.
The SEC sponsors Community Service Teams for all 20 league sponsored sports. The Community Service Team looks to highlight an athlete from each school who gives back to their community in superior service efforts. This is the ninth annual women’s volleyball Community Service Team.
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