2012-13 Athletic Awards

Clarion Staff

Sportspeople of the Year

Madison College women’s basketball player Courtney Spangler is the 2012-13 female sportsperson of the year. Spangler led her team in scoring with 547 points this year (17 points a game), averaged nine rebounds a game and had a team-high of 61 steals. She was the team’s MVP and earned all-conference and all-region awards. She finished her career eleventh all-time in career scoring with 797 points.

Cody Peterson, a pitcher on the Madison College baseball team, is the 2012-13 male sportsperson of the year. Peterson has pitched a team leading 30-2/3 innings this year. He has a 2.74 ERA with a team-leading 30 strikeouts. A year ago, he finished with a 4-2 record and a 2.89 ERA after pitching 37 innings in 14 games.

Doug Redsten Service Award

Madison College President Dr. Bettsey Barhorst was honored with the Doug Redsten Service Award in recognition of her strong support for the college’s athletic programs. Her passion for students and sports is unrivaled. Since she began her tenure as college president in 2004, she was frequently seen at WolfPack sporting events cheering on the college’s athletes.