July 20, 2001
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Jennifer Anderson, a sophomore on the Florida State volleyball team, and Antwuan Dixon, a senior member of the Seminole men’s basketball team have been selected to serve on the Atlantic Coast Conference Student-Athlete Advisory Board. Anderson and Dixon are among 18 students from the nine conference schools who will meet three times during the 2001-02 academic year on various issues concerning student-athletes nationwide.
Each of the student-athletes were nominated by their institution and selected by the ACC to serve on the board. They will all provide information about their experiences at Florida State on conference and national issues of concern to student-athletes nationwide. In addition, each of the members of the board will be involved in the decision making process and have input into discussions of issues that affect the overall experience of all ACC student-athletes.
There will be three meetings each year and those student-athletes chosen to serve on the legislation subcommittee will be asked to participate in a number of conference calls.
Anderson, a native of Minier, Ill., was named to the ACC All-Freshman team last season. She was credited with 880 assists and reached the 50-assist mark in nine different matches during her first season at Florida State. She recorded a career-high 76 assists against Ball State and earned ACC Rookie-of-the-Week once during the season. Following her freshman season, Anderson earned the Florida State President’s Award, awarded annually to the outstanding freshman student who has demonstrated service to the University and who shows great potential for future leadership and success.
Dixon, a native of Marietta, Ga., finished 18th in the ACC in rebounding with a career-high 5.8 rebounds per game average and enters the 2001-02 season as the 10th leading returning rebounder among league players. He is one of four returning starters for Florida State and has started 39 career games. Dixon has played in each game for the Seminoles during the last two seasons and led Florida State with a .359 3-point field goal shooting percentage as a junior. He scored his career-high of 23 points against Clemson in the first round of the 2001 ACC Tournament.