Soccer’s Kendra Sasa Selected for NCAA Leadership Conference
Sophomore One of 273 Student-Athletes In Nation Selected
Tenn. - Vanderbilt junior women’s soccer player Kendra
Sasa (Wheat Ridge, Colo.) was one of 273 student-athletes
selected to participate in the 2003 NCAA Leadership Conference,
May 25-29, at Disney’s Wide World of Sport’s Complex
and Coronado Springs Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
The NCAA Leadership Conference provides NCAA student-athletes
with a forum to openly discuss issues that may affect them
on their campuses and in their communities, while also providing
them with the opportunity to enhance their leadership, communication,
decision-making and problem-solving skills. The leadership
conference also promotes better communication among student-athletes,
coaches, administrators, faculty and communities. The five-day
leadership conference consists of daily exercises and activities
to help the student-athletes develop as individuals and as
contributing members to a group.
Sasa is a midfielder on the Commodores’ soccer team.
She has competed in 37 games over her two years of competition.
Sasa in majoring secondary education and mathematics in the
College of Arts & Sciences. She has been a member of the
Dean’s List every semester since the fall of 2000. Sasa
is also a two-time member of the SEC Honor Roll.
Other nominees from Vanderbilt were women’s track
and field junior Vensherrie Campbell, men’s basketball
junior Russell Lakey and football junior Norval McKenzie.