Ashley Andersen Named to SEC Community Service Team

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University of Georgia junior midfielder Ashley Andersen has been included on the 2019 Southeastern Conference Soccer Community Service Team.  

The SEC names a Community Service Team for each of its 21-league sponsored sports, looking to highlight an athlete from each school who gives back to their community in superior service efforts. This is the 15th annual women’s soccer Community Service Team.

Andersen, a native of Clifton, Virginia is not only a leader on the team, but in the community and around campus as well. On top of maintaining a 3.87 GPA and earning a spot in the starting lineup, Andersen is in her second year as a member of L.E.A.D., the UGA Athletic Association’s Leadership Academy. She is very active in SAAC (Student-Athlete Advisory Committee) where she participates in the Special Olympics baseball game at UGA and “Empty Bowl” Project to benefit the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia, in addition to her involvement in Relay for Life

Andersen is a mentor at Barrow Elementary School where she meets with her mentee during lunch or recess once a week to offer encouragement and friendship. During the holidays she participates in ‘Our Neighbors Child’ to organize and provide gifts in the homes of those less fortunate.  

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October 30, 2019

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