FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas senior Melissa Wolff was named to the Southeastern Conference Community Service Team for Women’s Basketball the league office announced today.
This marks the 18th year for the SEC Community Service Team for women’s basketball as well as for men’s basketball. All league-sponsored sports have had a Community Service Team since 2004, with at-large teams for men’s and women’s sports being chosen from 1999-2003. The SEC began this concept with a football Community Service Team in 1994.
One of the team’s leaders on the court, Wolff has also taken a leadership role in the community participating in numerous events during her career. Some of those events include:
Owl Creek Elementary School Block Party… Rockin’ with the Razorbacks… Rotary Club visit… Sweat Hogs PE Class visit at Owl Creek Elementary… AAO Basketball Academy, Book Hogs Read to Win Pizza Party… Wheels & Skills – Wheel Chair Basketball game… Martin Luther King Jr. Youth Day Activities… Book Hogs Pizza Party… Honduras Mission Trip… Participated in the Special Olympics area games… Attended the Led Faith Quarter @ Prairie Grove… Attended the Fall Carnival at Butterfield Elementary School… Delivered Groceries to families on Thanksgiving… Adopted a Family for Christmas… Helped raised fund for Shop with the Razorback SAAC… Attended Homestyle Assisted Living Center for Christmas… Spoke at the Hot Springs Sports Banquet… Tornado Relief with CLC Church… Participated in the Chillin’ 4 Charity… Allstate WBCA Good Works Team nominee
Wolff and the Razorbacks have two regular season games remaining. Arkansas travels to Georgia Thursday and hosts Senior Day Sunday against Ole Miss. Wolff is the defensive leader and averages a team-best 7.3 rpg.
Wolff is on pace to become just the fifth Razorback women’s basketball player to record 700+ points and 700+ rebounds in her career. She enters the Georgia game with 693 points and 698 rebounds.
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