Brooke Gostomski Named to SEC Volleyball's Community Service Team
The sophomore is the team's leader for service hours for the current academic year
COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina volleyball’s Brooke Gostomski was named as the team’s representative for the 2018 SEC Community Service Team on Wednesday morning. The conference sponsors a team for all 21 of its sports, highlighting an athlete from each school who go above and beyond to serve their communities.
Gostomski, a sophomore for the Gamecocks (19-9), has compiled 46.5 hours of community outreach during the 2018-19 school year. Back in her home state of Wisconsin, she volunteered at a local hospice and crocheted blankets for patients over the summer. You can read more about that project here. At school, Gostomski has volunteered 26.5 hours at the Pawmetto Lifeline animal shelter and helped with Columbia’s Relief’s “Pack the Bus” event, helping to organize donations at the organization’s warehouse. In the classroom, she was named to the 2017-18 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.
Brooke and the Gamecocks hit the road Wednesday to travel to Minnesota for the first round of the NCAA tournament. In its first appearance in the national tournament since 2002, South Carolina will play Colorado (18-13) at 5:30 p.m. ET on Friday in Maturi Pavilion, home of the University of Minnesota.