March 4, 2013
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – In a continuing effort to recognize the accomplishments of student-athletes beyond the field of competition, the SEC once again highlighted a Community Service Team for women's basketball for the 2012-13 season, including Ole Miss’ Maggie McFerrin.
This marks the 15th 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.
During her career at Ole Miss, McFerrin, a senior from Tupelo, Miss., has participated in numerous community service activities including Reading with Rebels, tornado relief with Lafayette County, Leap Frog, Food Pantry, a Cystic Fibrosis walk, Azalea Gardens, Habitat for Humanity, the Salvation Army and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Honorees from other schools include: Meghan Perkins, Alabama; Erin Gatling, Arkansas; Blanche Alverson, Auburn; Jaterra Bonds, Florida, Jasmine James, Georgia; Kastine Evans, Kentucky; Jeanne Kenney, LSU; Candace Foster, Mississippi State; Liz Smith, Missouri; Ieasia Walker, South Carolina; Taber Spani, Tennessee; Kristi Bellock; Texas A&M; Gabby Smith, Vanderbilt.