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Courtesy: JSU Sports Information

Jackson State advances in Community Madness Tournament

Courtesy: SWAC.org
Release: 03/30/2016
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Jackson State’s women’s track and field team advanced to the Elite Eight round of Helper Helper’s Community Madness Tournament.

The Lady Tigers have registered 306 hours thus far in the competition, helping the community during events such as Read Across America, Fun Day at the Early Childhood Center and SAAC Coin Drive.

JSU is the only Southwestern Athletic Conference school present on the 64-team ballot - eight teams participating.

The Lady Tigers will face the North Carolina Central women’s volleyball team in hopes to advance to the Final Four.

Helper Helper is a volunteer app that allows students to track volunteer efforts. The Community Madness Tournament has athletic teams, from over 100 NCAA Division I, Division II and Division III schools, competing to gain the most community service hours.

Winning teams will receive a financial donation to a charity of their choice. The National Finals will be on Tuesday, April 5.