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Monday, June 13, 2011

Upcoming Events

* UE Summer Golf League on Thursdays

UE Summer Golf League is back to Thursdays starting this week.  They begin play at 3 p.m. at Fendrich Golf Course.  The league is open to all university employees and spouses.  We look forward to seeing you out there!!  Please email any questions to ms337@evansville.edu

 

Congratulations

* Behensky and Reynolds Win Athletic Equipment Manager Award

Recent graduates Sean Behensky and Susan Reynolds were among the five winners from across the country for the Athletic Equipment Manager Association award. Reynolds, a softball manager, and Behensky, a basketball manager were chosen for their superior success in the classroom and with their teams. Congratulations to Susan and Sean!

Athletics

* Fick Honored as Region's Top College Baseball Player

University of Evansville baseball standout Cody Fick is one big step closer to making another All-America team. Already selected as a Louisville Slugger All-American by the publication 'Collegiate Baseball,' Fick today was chosen as the District V Player of the Year by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers of America.  District V includes all Division I players in the states of Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin. The NCBWA All-America Team will be announced next week.

Fick last week became the seventh All-American in Aces' history, and the first since pitcher Steve Obenchain in 2002.  Fick was taken as a pitcher by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 23rd round of the Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft on Tuesday, becoming the 29th University of Evansville player to go in the draft since UE entered the Missouri Valley Conference in 1995.  He is a top candidate for the Jon Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award.  Primarily a third baseman, Fick hit .406 and was among the national leaders with 71 RBIs in 53 games. He topped the team in eight different statistical categories as a hitter.  Used sparingly as a pitcher before this season, Fick became one of the best hurlers in the Missouri Valley Conference as a senior, compiling a 7-4 record and 2.36 ERA. Fick pitched five complete games and a pair of shutouts in 11 starts

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