UAB Athletics Honors Senior Student-Athletes

Head volleyball coach Kerry Messersmith with seniors Sam Serley and Kirsten Gallagher.

May 16, 2013

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The UAB Department of Athletics recently held its annual Senior Banquet on campus at the UAB Alumni House. The event served as a time to celebrate and honor the accomplishments of the 2013 Senior Class. 

In addition to awarding senior gifts, senior associate athletic director Derita Ratcliffe handed out 12 different awards to student-athletes from various sports. The athletic department also honored student-athletes who have been instrumental to the development of UAB athletics. 

Those who received awards include:

Ralph Holmes Memorial Endowed Award - Tanner Bryant (Baseball)

George "Snoozy" Jones Scholarship - Greg Irvin (Football)

Gene Bartow Scholarship - Milan Milinkovic (Men's Soccer)

Lillyan Fahy Scholarship - Menanteau Moolman (Women's Tennis)

Mervyn J. Goldstein Memorial Scholarship - Karl Moton (Men's Basketball)

Old Boys Scholarship - Kofi Gyawu (Men's Soccer)

Kirk Tuck Endowed Athletic Award - Stephen Herring (Football)

Harry "The Hat" Walker Memorial Scholarship - Reed Matte (Men's Soccer)

UAB National Alumni Society Women's Athletic Scholarship - Whitney Fletcher (Softball)

Jerry D. Young Memorial Scholarship - Rachel Cohen (Women's Tennis)

Male Academic Award - Karl Moton (Men's Basketball)

Female Academic Award - Kristin Lottman (Women's Golf)

Also recognized were Mr. and Mrs. Don and Alicia Huey, who were named honorary letter winners. 

Sixty UAB student-athletes from various sports were recognized during the event with Blazer play-by-play voice David Crane serving as emcee.

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