Michigan Big Ten Sportsmanship Recipients

In 2003, the Big Ten Conference instituted the Big Ten Sportsmanship Awards. One member of each varsity sports team on every campus is nominated by the institution and two Outstanding Sportsmanship Award winners are selected from each school.

The student-athletes chosen shall be individuals who have distinguished themselves through sportsmanship and ethical behavior. In addition, the student-athletes must be in good academic standing and must have demonstrated good citizenship outside of the sports-competition setting.

Michigan Big Ten Sportsmanship Recipients

Year  Male Recipient Female Recipient
2003 Jed Ortmeyer, ice hockey Maya Mandel, swimming & diving
2004 Pat Owen, wrestling Lisa Gamalski, volleyball
2005 Kevin Dudley, football Michelle DaCosta, tennis
2006 Andrew Ebbett, ice hockey Becky Marx, softball
2007 Brian Hung, tennis Katie Erdman, track& field
2008 Michael Parke, soccer Krista Clement, basketball
2009 C.J. Lee, basketball Teddi Ewing, softball
2010 Jason Jung, men's tennis Brittany May, water polo
2011 Jordan Kovacs, football Courtney Boylan, women's basketball
2012 Jordan Kovacs, football Claire McElheny, volleyball
2013 Shaun Bernstein, men's tennis Courtney Beidler, women's swimming & diving