Simmons Named To SEC Community Service Team

Simmons Named To SEC Community Service Team

BATON ROUGE, La. – After being named to the SEC All-Defensive Team on Tuesday, LSU junior infielder Sandra Simmons on Friday was named to the SEC Community Service Team the league announced Friday afternoon.

The SEC sponsors Community Service Teams for all 21 league sponsored sports. The Community Service Team looks to highlight a student-athlete from each school who gives back to their community in superior service efforts.

Simmons has earned over 70 hours of community service work on the LSU softball team, lending her time to various organizations in and around the Baton Rouge area. Was a member of the first-annual Camp Climb over the summer with Cancer Services, a day a fun for the children who have had a parent or guardian diagnosed with or have survived cancer. She has volunteered with local youth softball teams in the area, spending time as an instructor, putting on clinics and serving as a coach.

Simmons has helped in LSU’s annual Geaux Play day where the Miracle League comes and gives children with mental or physical disabilities a chance to play in an organized league game at Tiger Park, while also helping with the team’s annual Geaux Teal event which raises money and awareness for women battling ovarian and other GYN cancers. Simmons has also volunteered her time at a local church that provides child care services.

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