Jesse Owens Male Athlete of the Year Award Nominee -- Vince India, Iowa

Vince India is Iowa's Jesse Owens Male Athlete of the Year Award nominee.

June 14, 2011

Through Friday, the Big Ten will highlight each of the 22 student-athletes nominated for the conference's Jesse Owens Male and Suzy Favor Female Athlete of the Year Awards. Award winners are voted on by a pre-selected media panel and will be announced live on the Big Ten Network's season-ending awards show on Monday at 6:30 p.m. CT.

India was named the 2011 Big Ten Golfer of the Year and the 2011 Iowa Male Athlete of the Year. He was the winner of the Big Ten's Les Bolstad Trophy for lowest combined season stroke average (71.08) and was a first-team All-Big Ten selection. He became the third golfer in program history to win three tournaments in a single season. Click HERE for more information on Vince.


Ashley Benson, Indiana Volleyball

Derek Drouin, Indiana Track & Field

Kachine Alexander, Iowa Basketball