Brumley is a three-time MVC Conference Honor Roll selection and a member the MVC Scholar-Athlete Team in 2013.
Feb. 25, 2014
ST. LOUIS - Southern Illinois senior swimmer Shailey Brumley has earned the Missouri Valley Conference Leadership & Service Award for the winter season, the conference announced Tuesday. The award goes to the student-athletes who are in good academic standing and demonstrate good citizenship through sportsmanship and community service.
Brumley holds a 4.0 GPA in exercise science. She was named the MVC Swimming & Diving Elite 18 winner in 2013 and has made the Dean's List each semester. She is a two-time member of the MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award (2011-12, 2012-13), a three-time MVC Conference Honor Roll selection and a member the MVC Scholar-Athlete Team in 2013.
In addition, Brumley has contributed to Silkworm Saluki Futures Scholarship, March of Dimes, Parrish Pumpkin Festival, Giant City Elementary Family Fun Night, Du Quoin High School FCA Kick Off BBQ Speaker, among others. In the pool, Brumley is an All-MVC selection.
"SIU provides the opportunity for young men and women to learn how to take a fantastic education and be competitive in a very tough market once they leave. Our Athletic Department also teaches community leadership and service," said head coach Rick Walker. "Shailey is a poster example of the success that SIU is achieving not only in our sport but throughout every sport in our department. She is truly a remarkable young lady and is very deserving of this honor and I could not be prouder."