Nunn Marshall earn SEC Community Service
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – University of Arkansas golfers Lucy Nunn and Jamie Marshall were selected to the 2009 Southeastern Conference Women’s and Men’s Golf Community Service Teams it was announced this week. Nunn, a senior from Lawton, Okla., is a member of Arkansas Athletics Outreach, an organization that volunteers for community service activities in Fayetteville. She is a member of Sweat Hogs, speaking to local elementary schools about importance of physical activity and she has taken part in food drives, preparing meals, children’s Christmas parties and speaking to underprivileged children in the Northwest Arkansas area. “Lucy is a tremendous leader on and off the golf course,” said Arkansas head women’s coach Shauna Estes-Taylor. “The SEC Community Service Award is another great example of her commitment to our golf team and our community. She loves making a difference in the lives of others. There is no on more deserving of this great honor. I’m proud of her service to our University, our team and to the Northwest Arkansas area.” Marshall is a junior from Castle Rock, Colo. He has volunteered at the Creative School for its annual Easter Party and has worked to clean up area golf courses after an ice storm struck Northwest Arkansas in January. He has also assisted at the Junior Golf Tournament held during the summer at the Blessings Golf Course, performing multiple tasks as a starter and scorer. “Jamie represents the golf team and the University very well,” said Arkansas head men’s coach Brad McMakin. “He’s very open and willing to go out and do things for the school and the community. He is a nice representative for the University and the golf team and we’re very proud of him.” Each year, the SEC recognizes student-athletes for their support of the communities in which they live. The league selects a 12-member Community Service Team for each of the sports it sponsors with one honoree from each of the SEC schools. Both the Razorback men’s and women’s golf teams are awaiting selection to the 2009 NCAA Regional Championships. Estes-Taylor and the women’s team will find out Monday, April 27, with the men’s team learning its fate the following Monday. For more information about both the Razorback women’s and men’s golf teams, log on to ArkansasRazorbacks.com.