Nall, Nichols Make SEC Community Service Team

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM Mary Ashton Nall at the 2014 Girls in Sports Day Camp (photo by Joshua McCoy)
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Mary Ashton Nall at the 2014 Girls in Sports Day Camp (photo by Joshua McCoy)
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May 19, 2014

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Ole Miss seniors Mary Ashton Nall and Alex Nichols were named to the 2014 Southeastern Conference Community Service Teams for women’s and men’s track and field, respectively.

An All-American in the heptathlon and a decorated scholar in the classroom, Nall has been equally as dedicated to helping members of her community. The Auburn, Alabama, native is an active participant in Reading with the Rebels, a program in which Ole Miss athletes read and mentor local elementary school students. She has helped with More than a Meal, serving food and helping tutor children of needy families from 2012-14. She was a fundraising volunteer at St. Jude Hospital, participating in a letter-writing campaign, and the Carson Pitcock Foundation from 2010-14. She has been a Mississippi Blood Drive donor from 2010-14. Other efforts include Adopt-A-Basket, Shoebox Foundation for South American children, Toys for Tots, Feed the Hunger Pack-a-Thon, Race Reconciliation project, Martin Luther King Day and Mississippi tornado relief. She served as a counselor for the 2014 Girls in Sports Day Camp and 2014 Move Mississippi. She’s been a Lafayette County Foster Family sponsor the last two years. A three-time SEC Academic Honor Roll member and a 2013 USTFCCCA All-Academic, she was named to the 2013-14 Who’s Who Among Students In American Universities and Colleges. She has also served as a student assistant in the Ole Miss Athletics Media Relations department.

Nichols has also been an active participant in Reading with the Rebels and More than a Meal. He has helped with Toys for Tots, Adopt-A-Basket, Martin Luther King Day and Mississippi tornado relief. The Mobile, Alabama, native is a two-time SEC Academic Honor Roll member and was named to the 2013-14 Who’s Who Among Students In American Universities and Colleges.

The SEC presents a community service team for each of its 21 league-sponsored sports, looking to highlight a male and female athlete from each school who gives back to his or her community through superior service efforts.

The full teams are listed below.

2014 SEC Women’s Track and Field Community Service Team
• Claire Turner, Alabama
• Chrishuna Williams, Arkansas
• Lizzie Briasco, Auburn
• Lorraine Graham, Florida
• Megan Malasarte, Georgia
• Michelle Canterna, Kentucky
• Meghan Charbonnet, LSU
Mary Ashton Nall, Ole Miss
• Jessica Comer, Mississippi State
• Maya Evans, South Carolina
• Allison Outerbridge, Tennessee
• Heather Sterling, Texas A&M
• Brionne Williams, Vanderbilt

2014 SEC Men’s Track and Field Community Service Team
• Diondre Batson, Alabama
• Nathanael Franks, Arkansas
• Jason Miller, Auburn
• David Levin, Florida
• Luke Baker, Georgia
• Isiah Kent, Kentucky
• Quincy Downing, LSU
Alex Nichols, Ole Miss
• Joshua Suttmeier, South Carolina
• J.R. Creekmore, Tennessee
• Clifton Harlin, Texas A&M
• John Ewing, Vanderbilt

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