Seniors Honored At Men's Basketball Banquet
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - Senior men's basketball players David Anderson (Levittown, P.R.), Enoch Bunch (Nashville, Tenn.), Ronny Dawn (Fort Thomas, Ky.), and A.W. Hamilton (Georgetown, Ky.) were honored at the men's basketball banquet Monday night at the Radisson Hotel in downtown Huntington.
Each senior addressed the banquet crowd about their love of Marshall, their teammates, their coaches, and the support staff that helped make their experience with the Thundering Herd one they will never forget.
Hamilton took home the team's most outstanding player award, along with the steals, assists, and "thoroughbred" awards. The "thoroughbred" award is given to the player who logs the most minutes on the year.
Junior Mark Patton (Barboursville, W.Va.) claimed the most improved award for the second consecutive year.
Here is the complete list of award winners from Monday evening:
First Year Awards – Varsity Letter Award
Travis Persinger - manager
Steve Woodard - manager
Second Year Awards - Jacket
Third Year Awards - Blanket
Chas Wolfe - manager
Fourth Year Awards - Clock
Mid-American Conference Awards
MAC Player of the Week
Mark Patton – Week of February 28th – March 5th
Statistical and Special Team Awards (Regular Season Statistics)
Hal Greer Field Goal %
George Stone Free Throw %
Mike D'Antoni Playmaker Award
Russell Lee Leading Scorer
299 total points
Jeff Battle Steals Award
Charlie Slack Rebounding Award
Keith Veney 3-point Field Goal %
Leo Byrd Thoroughbred Award
32.9 minutes played per game
Cebe Price Most Courageous Award
Most Improved Player
Neal B. "Whitey" Wilson Student - Athlete Award
Walt Walowac Most Outstanding Player