April 16, 2013
LEXINGTON, Ky. – Sophomore Edmée Morin-Kougoucheff of the Kentucky women’s tennis team was named to the 2013 Southeastern Conference Women’s Tennis Community Service Team, announced Tuesday afternoon by the league office.
Morin-Kougoucheff has spent much of her two years as a Wildcat volunteering her time to serve the local community.
The sophomore has spent numerous hours volunteering with Cats Cultivating Character, a program designed for student-athletes to volunteer at local elementary schools.
A native of Capbreton, France, Morin-Kougoucheff is a common volunteer packing meals at God’s Pantry and volunteering for the God’s Pantry Back Pack program.
Along with many other UK student-athletes, she has spent time during the holiday season volunteering for the Breakfast with Santa, an event sponsored by UK Athletics at the UK Children’s Hospital.
Morin-Kougoucheff and the Wildcats open play at the SEC Tournament on Wednesday in Starkville, Miss. As the 11 seed, Kentucky faces 14th-seeded LSU at 3 p.m. ET, with hopes of advancing to face Vanderbilt on Thursday.
SEC Women’s Tennis Community Service Team
Mary Anne Macfarlane – Alabama
Claudine Paulson – Arkansas
Olivia Janowicz – Florida
Kate Fuller – Georgia
Edmée Morin-Kougoucheff – Kentucky
Keri Frankenberger – LSU
Caroline Rohde-Moe – Ole Miss
Maria Christensen – Missouri
Kata Szekely – Tennessee