(NORTH CANTON, Ohio) – In addition to their contributions in the athletic realm, Walsh student-athletes have always been dedicated to serving others. This season was no different as Cavaliers participated in the NCAA Team Works community service hour competition that ran from January through March and finished in the top 25 at No. 18.
Walsh student-athletes put forth 674 total hours of community service with a 40 percent participation rate amongst its student athletes.
NCAA Team Works, which coordinates community service efforts at NCAA championships, and Helper Helper, a volunteer management and tracking platform, launched the community service competition to recognize student-athletes who give back to their communities. The winning schools were determined based on the amount of service hours completed and the participation of student-athletes.
"Connecting student-athletes and member schools to their communities highlights the impact of leadership, collaboration and dedication in college sports and cities across the country," said Victor Hill, NCAA associate director of championships and community programs.
"NCAA Team Works is proud to recognize the difference student-athletes make beyond the classroom and competition, while also supporting the student-athlete experience, their well-being and their successes through service projects and community engagement."