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.
Ashley Wittman – Minnesota – Volleyball
Wittman followed a successful freshman campaign with a stellar second season. The sophomore was named a second-team All-American and was a unanimous All-Big Ten selection. She ranked second in the conference in kills (541) and points (592), while leading the Golden Gophers in those categories. Wittman is also a three-time All-Tournament selection, including two tournament MVP honors. Click HERE for more information on Ashley.
Previously Highlighted Nominees: