Murray honored by OVC
Posted: Friday, May 25, 2012 7:00 pm
BRENTWOOD — On Thursday the Ohio Valley Conference announced that the Tennessee State University men’s team and the Murray State University women’s team are the recipients of the 2011-12 Team Sportsmanship Awards for outdoor track and field.
Voted on by the student-athletes and coaches of the respective sports, the team awards are bestowed upon the conference squads deemed to have best exhibited the standards of sportsmanship and ethical behavior as outlined by the OVC and NCAA. Included in the areas for evaluation are the conduct of student-athletes, coaches, staff and administrators and fans.
“Without sportsmanship there are truly no meaningful victories,” said Beth DeBauche, OVC commissioner.
Published in The Messenger 5.25.12