Dellasega Named to Big 12 Good Works Team

MANHATTAN, Kan. Kansas State sophomore catcher Daniel Dellasega is one of 12 student-athletes to be named to the 2008 Big 12 Conference Spring Sports Good Works Team, the league office has announced.

 

Dellasega, who is one of two baseball players to be named to the Spring Good Works team, has accumulated 3.53 GPA in accounting. The redshirt sophomore has served as one of the baseball representatives to the Student Athletes Advisory Committee (SAAC) for the past two years and will be the vice president of SAAC for the upcoming athletic year. He was instrumental in the inaugural Special Olympics Sports Clinic held in April and has also volunteered his time with the Walking’ With a Wildcat mentor program, Read to Achieve, Adopt a Family and Cats for Cans.

 

The Big 12 Conference, in the second year of its Good Works Team recognitions, honors student-athletes for community service work.  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.