IRVING -- Texas A&M junior golfer Matt Van Zandt is among 12 student-athletes named to the Big 12 Spring Sports Good Works Team, the league office announced on Thursday.
Each member institution selected a student-athlete for recognition based upon significant community service, good academic standing and participation in a Big 12-sponsored sport.
Van Zandt (Houston/Elkins HS) is the first student-athlete to be named a two-time recipient of the good works award. He has played in eight tournaments for the Aggies and ranks fourth on the team in scoring with a 73.50 stroke average.
2008 BIG 12 SPRING SPORTS GOOD WORKS TEAM
Name Class School Sport
Meg McDaniel Jr. Baylor Women’s Golf
Gleisy Torres Torres Sr. Colorado Women’s Tennis
Chrissy Derouin Sr. Iowa State Women’s Tennis
Alyssa Rainbolt Fr. Kansas Women’s Golf
Daniel Dellasega So. Kansas State Baseball
Elizabeth Robe Sr. Missouri Women’s Track & Field
Leandra McGruder So. Nebraska Women’s Track & Field
Jarod Freeman Sr. Oklahoma Baseball
Deleanor Kirkpatrick Sr. Oklahoma State Women’s Track & Field
Kenn Kasparek Jr. Texas Baseball
Matt Van Zandt Jr. Texas A&M Men’s Golf
Danielle Matthews So. Texas Tech Softball