Vinal Named To Inaugural Big 12 Good Works Team
DALLAS - University of Colorado Volleyball's Therese Vinal was named to the inaugural Big 12 Good Works Team for the fall season. Member of the fall team participate in soccer, cross country, football or volleyball. 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.
Vinal, a junior libero for the Buffs, is a member of SAAC (Student-Athlete Advisory Committee) as the communications director. SAAC is very active in the community with Read with the Buffs (where student-athletes read at local elementary schools) and Buffalo Hugs (going to visit children in the hospital). Vinal is also affiliated with a political party on campus and is a member of Catholics on Campus.
Beginning this athletic year the Big 12 will announce 12-person "Good Works" Teams for Fall (football, cross
country, volleyball, soccer); Winter (men's basketball, women's basketball, swimming and diving, gymnastics,
wrestling); and Spring Sports (golf, tennis, track & field, softball, baseball).
2006 Big 12 Fall Sports Good Works Team
Name Class School Sport
Maurice Linguist Sr. BU Football
Therese Vinal Jr. CU Volleyball
Jenny Mockler Sr. ISU Cross Country
James McClinton Jr. KU Football
Morgan Bonds Jr. KSU Cross Country
Jessica Vander Kooi Sr. MU Volleyball
Betsy Miller Jr. NU Cross Country
Carl Pendleton Sr. OU Football
Darnell Smith Sr. OSU Football
Leticia Armstrong Jr. UT Volleyball
Chad Schroeder Sr. TA&M Football
Antonio Huffman Sr. TTU Football