Skyhawk seniors lauded
Posted: Friday, May 4, 2012 12:00 pm
Dan Tobik, a relief pitcher on the UT Martin baseball team, was the recipient of the Bob Carroll Male Athlete of the Year honor, wile softball shortstop Jenny Bain and tennis player Jodie Tiley were named co-winners of the Bettye Giles Female Athlete of the Year.
Volleyball player Jenna Miller was the recipient of the Outstanding Sportsmanship award.
The honors were presented Tuesday night at UT Martin’s Seventh Annual Senior Athlete Night.
Tobik was named to the All-OVC freshman team in 2010 and helped the Skyhawks to their first OVC Tournament victory in program history in 2011.
Bain led the softball team to its first OVC Tournament Championship (2009) and NCAA Regional (2009) and first OVC regular season championship (2010).
Tiley, from Cambridge, England, is the only player in OVC history to win both the league’s Player of the Year (2012) and Freshman of the Year (2009) awards in a career.
Published in The WCP 5.3.12