Austin Kaiser earns Tino Martinez, Josh Willingham awards

By: Krystle Sonmore Email
By: Krystle Sonmore Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. On Monday, Colorado Mesa's senior outfielder Austin Kaiser added two more prestigious awards to his athletic career.

Kaiser earned the Tino Martinez Award, given to the NCAA DII Player of the Year, and the Josh Willingham Award, given to the MVP of the NCAA Tournament who leads his team on and off the field.

Those honors will sit alongside his other recognitions, including Academic All-American, an honor both he and teammate Nate Robertson collected last week.

Kaiser helped lead the team to a second place finish at the 2014 NCAA Division II World Series.

KKCO firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKCO 11News.

powered by Disqus
KKCO NBC 11 News 2531 Blichmann Avenue Grand Junction, CO 81505 Station Phone: 970.243.1111 Business Fax: 970.243.1770 Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793 News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Copyright © 2002-2015 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 261611221 -
Gray Television, Inc.