Wolff Earns National Good Works Team Nomination
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas senior forward Melissa Wolff was named to the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association, National Association of Basketball Coaches and Allstate Insurance Company Good Works Team nominee.
In its fourth year, the Allstate WBCA and NABC Good Works Teams® recognize players at all levels of college basketball who have made outstanding contributions in the areas of volunteerism and civic involvement. Here are just a few events Wolff has participated in:
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, Sweat Hogs PE Class visits, Elementary Day, 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, Razorback For Day, 24.
Wolff and the Razorbacks return to the hardwood tonight, hosting Missouri State as non-conference action continues in Bud Walton Arena. Wednesday’s game is scheduled for a 7 p.m. tip and airs live on the SEC Network Plus.
Arkansas (2-4) has dropped its last four contests but Southeastern Conference leader Jessica Jackson has been getting it done on the offensive end. Jackson has scored in double figures in all six games and scored 20+ points in four contests this year. Jackson is averaging 19.4 points per game this year.
Junior Kelsey Brooks is also scoring at a double-digit clip. The Olathe, Kansas, native enters the game averaging 8.2 points per game and leads the team in assists. Freshman Jordan Danberry has earned a starting spot and averages 10.0 ppg this season.
As a team, the Razorbacks have been rebounding well this season and rank third in the SEC in offensive rebounds with 18.6 per game. They are sixth in defensive rebounds with 27.2 per game, and rank fourth in the league in defensive rebounding percentage with a .743 mark.
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