June 11, 2014
IRVING, Texas - East Carolina junior Devan Murphy is one of 16 Conference USA student-athletes who will receive the C-USA Spring Spirit of Service Award, league commissioner Britton Banowsky announced Wednesday afternoon.
The C-USA Spirit of Service award is designed to recognize the community service efforts of the league's student-athletes, based upon significant community service, good academic standing and participation in their elected sport.
Murphy, a three-year letterwinner for the Pirate women's golf team, has been an active volunteer in the community. During her time as a Pirate, Murphy assisted at the Ronald McDonald House as well as the Salvation Army. Additionally, she has been involved in numerous fundraisers for area youth and has participated in Relay for Life, Exceptional Children's Football League, blood drives and other charitable causes.
The Charlotte, N.C. native, who is a public health studies and pre-health professions major, is member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and in the classroom is a member of the ECU Dean's List and C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2014 SPRING C-USA SPIRIT OF SERVICE HONOREES:
Patric King, Charlotte, Baseball
Devan Murphy, East Carolina, Women's Golf
Aramis Garcia, FIU, Baseball
Danielle Aromashodu, Florida Atlantic, Women's Track & Field
Janine Godwin, Louisiana Tech, Softball
Karli Timko, Marshall, Women's Tennis
Laura Dukes, Middle Tennessee, Softball
Franziska Sprinkmeyer, North Texas, Women's Tennis
Lauren Wright, Old Dominion, Women's Rowing
Andrew Murphy, Rice, Baseball
Mackenzie Sher, Southern Miss, Softball
Emily Dvorak, Tulane, Women's Tennis
Brooke Helmberger, Tulsa, Women's Rowing
Rachel Daniell, UAB, Women's Tennis
Janice Jackson, UTEP, Women's Track & Field
Megan Low, UTSA, Softball