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Intramural Athlete of the Week: Sept. 2-8

Intramural Female Athlete of the Week

Name: Holly Hawkins

Club: Gamma Rho

Year: Senior

Hometown: Howe, Texas

Major: Elementary Education

Sport: Softball A Team


Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019: In a close game against the women of Iota Kappa Phi Sunday night, Hawkins connected on several crucial at-bats, recording an RBI to score the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning. Gamma won the game 6-5.

Q: Why do you enjoy playing softball?

A:“I enjoy playing softball because it is a team sport, but each player gets a chance to shine.”


Intramural Male Athlete of the Week

Name: Adam Lair

Club: Chi Lambda Phi

Year: Senior

Hometown: Billings, Montana

Major: Finance

Sport: Softball A Team


Sunday Sept. 8, 2019: On Sunday, Chi Lambda Phi’s undefeated A team played against Kappa Sigma Tau and won. In the bottom of the sixth inning, Lair had a diving catch at third base to get a batter out.

Q: What do you enjoy about playing intramurals?

A:“Playing intramurals is fun, because I’ve always loved playing sports, but I was never really good enough to actually play them for real. Intramurals gives me a chance to be competitive again, which I love. Even more than that, I love getting together with my brothers and pushing each other to be the best we can be, win or lose.”

Intramural Athletes of the Week are chosen weekly by the Talon’s Sports Editor, based on performances throughout each week’s intramural games. To nominate an athlete, please email Morgan Boling at

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