Tech's David Mays inducted into OVC Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Former Tennessee Tech baseball coach David Mays, already a member of the TTU Sports Hall of Fame, was inducted Friday into the Ohio Valley Conference Hall of Fame in Nashville during the league's annual Honors Luncheon.

The event took place at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Nashville.

Awards for Male and Female Athlete of the Year, the Steve Hamilton Sportsmanship Award, scholarship awards and All-Sports Trophies were presented. Mays and former Austin Peay Athletic Trainer Chuck Kimmel were inducted into the OVC Hall of Fame, bringing the Hall's total membership to 67.

Photo: David Mays is shown accepting an award from OVC Commissioner Beth DeBauche (photo provided by OVC)

The following awards were given out at the luncheon:

Male Athlete of the Year: Jim Klocke, Southeast Missouri (baseball)
Female Athlete of the Year: Kandace Arnold, Eastern Illinois (track and field)
Steve Hamilton Sportsmanship Award: Carrie Burggraf, Austin Peay (track and field)
Commissioner's Cup: Eastern Illinois
Institutional Sportsmanship Award: Eastern Kentucky
2010 Hall of Fame Inductees: Chuck Kimmel, David Mays