Nashville, Tenn. - On Monday Feb. 18, the Tennessee State Athletic Department recognized 97 TSU student-athletes during halftime of the women's basketball game against UT Martin.
Members from all 11 Big Blue sports were nominated including 22 football players, 16 Flying Tigers, 15 Tigerbelles, nine members of the men's basketball team, eight from women's basketball, seven male golfers, six volleyball student-athletes, five softball players, four female golfers, four members of the women's tennis team and one from the men's tennis team.
All 97 honorees were met at half-court by President Glenda Baskin Glover, Director of Athletics Teresa Phillips, Vice President for Administration Services Dr. Jane Jackson, Faculty Athletic Representative Dr. Celeste Williams and Assistant Athletics Director for Academic Services Dr. Johnnie C. Smith and were given a certificate signifying their accomplishment.
To be recognized, the TSU student-athletes had to maintain a 3.00 GPA or higher during the 2012 year.
List of honorees:
Men's Track and Field
Women's Track and Field