Softball Alumna Martin to be Honored by School of HPER
Feb. 14, 2007
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. - Peggy Martin, a former three-sport athlete at Indiana, has been named the 2007 recipient of the National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) Leadership and Achievement Award, the School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) announced.
A 1972 HPER graduate, Martin captained the IU women's basketball team to three straight AIAW Tournament berths in addition to earning four letters in softball and three in field hockey. She later completed her doctorate in physical education at Indiana in 1980.
Martin is currently the head volleyball coach at Central Missouri State and recently concluded one of the most unforgettable seasons of her career. The all-time winningest active volleyball coach at the NCAA Division II level, Martin notched her 1,000th career victory on Oct. 21.
The HPER award will be presented to Martin at a dinner on Saturday, Feb. 17, then again at halftime of Indiana's women's basketball game against Illinois on Sunday, Feb. 18. The game starts at 2 p.m.
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