April 11, 2011

Women's Basketball team to hold annual awards dinner April 21

Fans invited to attend annual event

COOKEVILLE, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Tech women's basketball team will hold its annual Awards Dinner on Thursday, April 21, and fans are invited to join the team and coaching staff in celebrating a championship season.

The Awards Dinner, scheduled for 6 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room of the Roaden University Center, will feature the presentation awards including the Most Valuable Player, John P. Hendrix Leadership and the Frank Porter Award. In addition, second-year head coach Sytia Messer will announce several other honors including Most Improved Player, Freshman of the Year and Miss Golden Eagle Award.

Honors will also be presented for the team's academic success.

"The 2010-11 season was full of excitement, and we are lookinmg forward to sharing the memories of a championship season," Messer said. "Not only will we recognize our players with awards for their accomplishments on the floor, but we will also recognize the team's success in the classroom as well as our involvement in community activities such as Cooking on the Square and Christmas at the Mustard Seed Ranch.

"It should be a very special evening for our team, and we welcome all our fans to be part of this event," Messer said.
 
Fans interested in attending should contact the women's basketball office at (931) 372-3921 before 4 p.m. on Monday, April 18, to reserve space at the Awards Dinner. The cost is $13 per person.

Roger Ealey, the radio voice of Tennessee Tech Athletics, will serve as the host for the dinner.