2012 Suzy Favor Female Athlete of the Year Nominee - MSU's Caroline Powers

Caroline Powers is Michigan State's nominee for the Suzy Favor Female Athlete of the Year.

Caroline Powers is Michigan State's nominee for the Suzy Favor Female Athlete of the Year.

June 13, 2012

Through Monday, the Big Ten will highlight each of the 24 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 BTN’s season-ending awards show on Monday at 6:30 p.m. CT.

Caroline Powers – Michigan State – Golf
Powers has put together the two best seasons in Michigan State women’s golf history in back-to-back years. A year after setting the school single-season scoring average record with a 73.53, she compiled the second-best average at MSU with a 73.78 in 2011-12. This past season, the junior led the Spartans to the NCAA Championships and its second straight Big Ten title. For her efforts, Powers was named an honorable mention All-American by the National Golf Association and first-team All-Big Ten for the second straight year. Click HERE for more information on Caroline.

Previously Highlighted Nominees:

Jessica Barnett, Iowa field hockey

Matt McDonough, Iowa wrestling

Kevin Plawecki, Purdue baseball

Ariel Turner, Purdue volleyball

Draymond Green, Michigan State basketball