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Rees named to SEC Community Service Team

BY ANDRES FOCIL
Rees named to SEC Community Service Team

FAYETTEVILLE – University of Arkansas women’s golfer Corinna Rees was selected to the 2011 Southeastern Conference Women’s Golf Community Service Team the league office announced today.

Rees, a Pebble Beach, Calif., native is Arkansas’ eighth selection in the eight years of the league sponsored program.

"Corinna is a tremendous representative of the University of Arkansas and of the women’s golf program," Razorback head coach Shauna Estes-Taylor said. "She is always willing to get involved and make a difference. She has been a great leader on our team and in our community."

Rees has joined her Razorback teammates taking part in the Code Red project to bolster attendance at all athletic events, participated in several Life Skills lecture events, took part in the Razorback Finishing Touch and Razorback Fast Track programs, attended events around National Student-Athlete Day and is a member of the Arkansas Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

As an individual, Rees took part in the Sweat Hawgs program helping to promote physical fitness in the elementary schools. Rees takes part in Book Hogs promoting the importance of reading, Special Olympics, participated in the Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society softball game, was a mock trial junior for the Arkansas School of Law, took part in Rockin’ with the Razorbacks, the Yes We CAN food drive, shop with SAAC top fundraiser and was a walking scorer at the 100th U.S. Open at Pebble Beach.

In addition to her activities off the course, Rees has played in nine of the 10 team events this season with a career-best 75.06 stroke average. She has scored three rounds in the 60s, had seven rounds of par or better and posted a career-best finish when she tied for second at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown with a six-under 210.



Sports Category : Golf (W)