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Individual and Team Honors and Awards / 2011-12




A chronological listing of the honors and awards received by
Tennessee Tech's student-athletes during 2011-12:

Updated September 26, 2011




June

9 -  - FB/Tim Benford, CFPA Preseason Watch List for Receivers
14 - FB/Marcus Edwards, CFPA Preseason Watch List for Linebackers
22 - FB/Marcus Edwards, Preseason All-America by Consensus Draft Services


July

5 - FB/Nick Campbell, CFPA Preseason Watch List for Punters
25 - FB/Tim Benford, Preseason all-OVC
25 - FB/Scott Schweitzer, Preseason all-OVC
27 - VB/Kelsey Gray, Preseason all-OVC
28 - FB/Dustin Dillehay, NSCA Strength All-America
28 - WBB/ Tacarra Hayes, NSCA Strength All-America


August

30 - SOC/Becca Toler, OVC Goalkeeper of the Week


September

6- SOC/Lindsey Reed, OVC Defensive Player of the Week
12 - FB/Tim Benford, CFPA Weekly Performance Award
12 - FB/Tre Lamb/CFPA Weekly Performance Award
18 - FB/Richmond Tooley, OVC Defensive Player of the Week
19 - FB/Tim Benford,CFPA Weekly Performance Award
25 - FB/Dontey Gay, OVC Offensive Player of the Week
25 - FB/Cody Forbes, OVC co-Special Teams Player of the Week
26 - FB/Dontey Gay,CFPA Weekly Performance Award
26 - FB/Tre Lamb, CFPA Weekly Performance Award
29 - SB/National Division I Academic Champions, National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA)


October

4 - MG/Tyler Cassetty, Murray State all-tournament team
6- MBB/Kevin Murphy, College Sports Madness OVC Preseason Player of the Year
6- MBB/Kevin Murphy, College Sports Madness Preseason Second-Team All Mid-Major
6- MBB/Zac Swansey, College Sports Madness Preseason Second-Team All-OVC
6- MBB/Jud Dillard, College Sports Madness Preseason Fourth-Team All-OVC
7 - FB/Tim Benford, National Watch List, Beyond Sports College Network's watch list
7- MBB/Kevin Murphy, CBSSports.com OVC Preseason Player of the Year
7- MBB/Kevin Murphy, Sporting News OVC Preseason Player of the Year
10 - WBB/Tacarra Hayes, College Sports Madness Mid Major All-American Third Team
10 - WBB/T'Keyah Williams, College Sports Madness Preseason OVC Freshman of the Year
16 - FB/Zach Sharp, OVC Special Teams Player of the Week
18- SOC/Leigh Heffner, OVC Defensive Player of the Week
25 - WBB/Tacarra Hayes, OVC Preseason Player of the Year
25 - MBB/Kevin Murphy, OVC Preseason Player of the Year
25- MBB/Zac Swansey, Preseason All-OVC
27- MBB/Zac Swansey, USA Today OVC Preseason Player of the Year
27- MBB/Kevin Murphy, USA Today Preseason All-OVC
30 - FB/Nick Campbell, OVC Special Teams Player of the Week
30 - FB/Corey Watson, OVC Defensive Player of the Week


November
2  -  SOC/Leigh Heffner, All-OVC Second Team
4  - MBB/Ryon Riggins, ESPN.com Incoming Sleeper
7  - MBB/Kevin Murphy, CBSSports.com Top 30 Under the Radar Players
10 - FB/Corey Watson, CoSIDA Academic All-District
10 - FB/James Normand, CoSIDA Academic All-District
16 - VB/Ellen Conti, OVC All-Newcomer Team
20 - FB/Dontey Gay, OVC Co-Offensive Player of the Week
20 - FB/Richmond Tooley, OVC Defensive Player of the Week
21 - FB/Tre Lamb, OVC Player of the Week, College Sports Madness
21 - FB/Dontey Gay, College Sports Performance Awards honorable mention
22-  FB/Tim Benford, OVC Offensive Player of the Year
22 - FB/Tim Benford, First-team all-OVC
22 - FB/Scott Schweitzer, First-team all-OVC
22 - FB/Tim Richmond Tooley, First-team all-OVC
22 - FB/Marcus Edwards, First-team all-OVC
22 - FB/Dontey Gay, Second-team all-OVC
22 - FB/Travis Adkins, Second-team all-OVC
22 - FB/Nick Campbell, Second-team all-OVC
22 - FB/Will Johnson, Second-team all-OVC
22 - FB/Austin Tallant, OVC All-Newcomer team


December
2 - MBB/Kevin Murphy, CollegeHoops.net November All-OVC
2 - MBB/Jud Dillard, CollegeHoops.net November All-OVC
6 - FB/Corey Watson, College Sports Madness all-OVC team
6 - FB/Dontey Gay, College Sports Madness all-OVC team
6 - FB/Tim Benford, College Sports Madness all-OVC team
6 - FB/Scott Schweitzer, College Sports Madness all-OVC team
7 - FB/Scott Schweitzer, College Sports Madness, All-America team
13 - MBB/Kevin Murphy, CollegeHoops.net Mid-Major Player of the Week
13 - WBB/Tacarra Hayes, OVC Player of the Week
16 - FB/Scott Schweitzer, AP All-America team
19 - MBB/Kevin Murphy, OVC Player of the Week
19 - MBB/Kevin Murphy, CollegeSportsMadness.com OVC Player of the Week
19 - FB/Scott Schweitzer, The Sports Network All-America team
19 - FB/Tim Benford, The Sports Network All-America team
22 - FB/Tim Benford, Phil Steele's Football All-America team
22 - FB/Scott Schweitzer, Phil Steele's Football All-America team
27 - SB/Holly Thomas, College Sports Madness preseason All-OVC team
27 - SB/Melody Christian, College Sports Madness preseason All-OVC team


January
3 - FB/Corey Watson, FCS ADA Academic All-Star Team
9 - MBB/Kevin Murphy, CollegeSportsMadness.com OVC Player of the Week
10 - WBB/Tacarra Hayes, OVC Player of the Week
10 - WBB/Jala Harris, OVC Newcomer of the Week
21 - FB/Tim Benford selected to play in East-West Shrine Game


February
2  - WBB/Molly Heady, Academic All-District
6  - MBB/Kevin Murphy, OVC Player of the Week
9  - MBB/Kevin Murphy, Capital One Impact Performance of the Week
13 - WBB/Jala Harris, OVC Newcomer of the Week
17 - MBB/Kevin Murphy, Lou Henson Player of the Year Award finalist
20 - MBB/Jud Dillard, OVC Player of the Week
27 - WBB/Jala Harris, OVC Newcomer of the Week
27 - MBB/Kevin Murphy, College Sports Madnesss All-OVC First Team
27 - MBB/Jud Dillard, College Sports Madnesss All-OVC First Team


March

2  - WBB/Tacarra Hayes, College Sports Madnesss All-OVC Second Team
2  - WBB/Jala Harris, College Sports Madnesss All-OVC Third Team
5  - WBB/Jala Harris, OVC All-Tournament Team
5  - WBB/Tacarra Hayes, OVC All-Tournament Team
5  - MBB/Kevin Murphy, OVC All-Tournament Team
19  - BSB/Zach Stephens, Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Player of the Week
20 - BSB/Seth Lucio, OVC Pitcher of the Week
20 - BSB/Zach Stephens, OVC Player of the Week
28 - MT/Alejandro Augusto, OVC co-Player of the Week
29 - WBB/Tacarra Hayes invited to NCAA "So you want to be a coach"
30 - MBB/Kevin Murphy selected to play in Reece's All-Star Game


April

2  - BSB/Tristan Archer, OVC Pitcher of the Week
3 - WG/Amber Shepherd, Belmont Invitational all-tournament
4 - WG/Amber Shepherd, OVC co-Golfer of the Week
19 - MT/Syrym Abdukhalikov, All-OVC First Team
19 - MT/Alejandro Augusto, All-OVC Second Team
19 - MT/Alejndro Auguston, Co-Freshman of the Year


May

9 - SB/Holly Thomas, All-OVC First Team
12 - SB/Holly Thomas, OVC All-Tournament Team
12 - SB/Brooke Basten, OVC All-Tournament Team
12 - SB/Kendall Hooper, OVC All-Tournament Team
21  - BSB/Tristan Archer, OVC Pitcher of the Week
22 - BSB/Ben Burgess, All-OVC First Team
22 - BSB/Zach Stephens, All-OVC Second Team
22 - BSB/Dylan Bosheer, All-OVC Freshman Team
22 - BSB/Seth Lucio, All-OVC Freshman Team
22 - BSB/David Hess, All-OVC Freshman Team