Athletics News
Student-Athletes Volunteer at the Me-for-Incredible-Youth, Inc. Sports Bash

RENO, Nev. Twenty-one University of Nevada student-athletes from four sports volunteered at the Me-for-Incredible-Youth, Inc. (MEFIYI) Sports Bash held at Wolf Pack Park over the weekend. 


Nevada’s student-athletes, from the Pack’s football, women’s basketball, softball and soccer teams, helped with the sports clinic and worked with the kids to teach them basic sports skills. 


The Nevada student-athletes who volunteered their time were football players Mike Ball, Thaddeus Brown, Isaiah Frey, Steve Werner, Marlon Johnson, Kaelin Burnett, Mose Denton, Darryl Hill, Scott Frisbie, Maurice Harvey and Antoine Thompson, women’s basketball players Johnna Ward, Marissa Hammond, Megan Cherry, Brittany Woodard, Amanda Johnson and Marianne Lombardi, softball players Sarah Hunt, Michelle Beach and Amanda Nims and soccer player Miranda Montejo.


The organization, MEFIYI was founded by JoJo Townsell, former New York Jets player and his wife Suzi Townsell.  The organization is based out of Gardnerville and their mission is to “promote, encourage and support Nevada youth in the areas of amateur athletics, recreation programs and physical fitness.” 


The event was held July 18 and 19 in partnership with University of Nevada’s Kappa Delta Chi Sorority.  They had coaching and parent workshops on Friday and on Saturday had sports clinics for football, basketball, soccer and softball.


Click on the photo album icon at the top of the page for a photo gallery of the event.