EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) – Over the course of the 2019-20 season, University of Evansville athletic programs combined to serve the local community for a total of 4,350 hours.
A total of 286 student-athletes averaged a total of 15.8 hours of service over the course of the year. Leading the way among the Purple Aces programs was the softball team, whose 20 student-athletes served over 1,459 hours. That translates to over 75 hours per person.
Of the top 20 student-athletes in total hours, 19 were from the softball team. Patricia Joseph from the volleyball squad also made the list. Aside from the softball team, the Aces volleyball and women’s basketball programs averaged over 30 hours of service per student-athlete.
(This story was originally published on May 7, 2020)