Sports Law Program Student Awards

1L Sports Law Program Service Award Annual Sports Law Achievement Award | Annual Sports Law Alumni Scholarship | Joseph E. Tierney, Jr. Award | Joseph E. Tierney, Jr. Memorial Scholarship |Martin J. Greenberg Award | Martin J. Greenberg Sports Transactional Skills Award | Francis D. and Jane Keogh Kelly Scholarship

1L Sports Law Program Service Award

2022 co-winners Abigail Barnett and Courtney Tarnow<br />
2022 co-winners Abigail Barnett and Courtney Tarnow

Created in 2021, the 1L Sports Law Program Service Award recognizes the first year student, or students, who “contributes to the success and growth of the Sports Law Program through service to and leadership of Program events, activities, and student organizations."  

  • 2022: Abigail Barnett and Courtney Tarnow
  • 2021: Cayla McNeil and Peyton Phillips.

Annual Sports Law Alumni Achievement Award

Prof. Matt Mitten with 2022 co-winners Michelle Svilpe and Peyton Phillips<br />
Prof. Matt Mitten with 2022 co-winners Michelle Svilpe and Peyton Phillips

The Annual Sports Law Alumni Achievement Award was created in the spring of 2004. Sports Law Certificate candidates for the award during the second semester of their second year. Candidates are evaluated using the following factors: (1) performance in sports law courses taken at Marquette, (2) membership and performance on the Marquette Sports Law Review, (3) Service to/and involvement in Sports Law Program student organizations, and (4) Attendance at, and service to, National Sports Law Institute and Sports Law Program events and activities.

. The Sports Law Alumni Association selects the annual award winner and introduces the winner at the NSLI's Annual Awards Banquet.

  • 2022: Peyton Phillips and Michelle Svilpe
  • 2021:Logan Deeney, Abby Glaus, Morgan Hines, and Morgan Minter
  • 2020: Alexandra Zdunek and Andrew Guzek
  • 2019: Maggie Frawley, Ashley Graves, and Brighton Troha.
  • 2018:Jacob Armellani, Aurusa Kabani, Taylor Brisco, and M'Kenzee Galloway.
  • 2017: Ryan Jordan and Bria Kelly.
  • 2016: Jessica Goldstein, Jill Halverson (Ingels), and Katelyn Hill.
  • 2015: Alicia Anderson, Alexa Callahan, Kasey Parks, and Nicole Ways.
  • 2014: Kristin Hoffman, Lauren Rosenbaum, Kara Vosburgh, and Taylor Wilson.
  • 2013: Stephanie Horner (Galvin), Christien Numan (White), and Jeff Roesk.
  • 2012: Courtney Hall.
  • 2011: Sarah Padove and Peter Prigge.
  • 2010: Ashley Fale.
  • 2009: Jessica Baranko.
  • 2008: Tiffany Jones (Haas).
  • 2007: Aaron Glass.
  • 2006: Lindsay Potrafke.
  • 2005: Katie Featherston.

Annual Sports Law Alumni Scholarships

2021-2022 recipients (from left) Quinn Stigers, Hannah Davis, Kay Tierney (donor), Mark Hamilton, Prof. Joe Tierney, III, Sara Thurber, Abby Glaus and Tyler Horn<br />
2021-2022 recipients (from left) Quinn Stigers, Hannah Davis, Kay Tierney (donor), Mark Hamilton, Prof. Joe Tierney, III, Sara Thurber, Abby Glaus and Tyler Horn

Created in the spring of 2001, the Annual Sports Law Alumni Scholarships are an expression of alumni support for the NSLI, Marquette's Sports Law Program, and particularly the Marquette Sports Law Review. Scholarship funds are allocated annually to the editors of the Sports Law Review. Recipients of this scholarship include:

  • 2022-2023: Kyle Kasper, Paul Kekich, Patrick McCormick, Cayla McNeil, Peyton Phillips, Michelle Svilpe and Clara Sporrer
  • 2021-2022: Hannah Davis, Abby Glaus. Mark Hamilton, Tyler Horn, Quinn Stigers and Sara Thurber
  • 2020-2021: Amanda Bethel, Rebecca Klongland, Marilyn McQuade, Alex Utrup, Miguel Torres, and Alexandra Zdunek
  • 2019-2020: Maggie Frawley, Audrey Johnson, Austin Malinowski, Xavier Prather, Rae-Anna Sollestre, and Brighton Troha
  • 2018-2019: Jacob Armellani, Taylor Brisco, M'Kenzee Galloway, Katie Hampell, Aurusa Kabani, and Jordan Lysiak
  • 2017-2018: Nicholas de Lorme, Keegan Girodo, Samantha Huddleston, Daniel MacMillan, and Jonathan Walsh.
  • 2016-2017: Michael Gavin, Jessica Goldstein, Katelynn Hill, Jessica Hendrick and Jill Ingels.
  • 2015-2016: Alicia Anderson, Darius Love, Sean McCarthy, Kasey Parks, and Meg Pirics.
  • 2014-2015: Krista Brown, Tyler Coppage, Kristin Hoffman, Lauren Rosenbaum, Kara Vosburgh, and Taylor Wilson.
  • 2013-2014: Jeremy Abrams, Daniel Clark, Stephanie Horner, Christien Numan, Jeff Roeske, and Sarah Shararr.
  • 2012-2013: Phoebe Amberg, Courtney Hall, Brandon Leibsohn, Kayleigh Mayer, Eric McGregor, and Kyle Tompkins.
  • 2011-2012: Tim Bucher, Jeremy Heacox, Ben Leibovitz, Sarah Padove, and Joe Trevino.
  • 2010-2011: Alejandro Bautista, Ashley Fale, Laurie Frey, Erica Reib, and Michael Shull.
  • 2009-2010: Jessica Baranko, Lindsay Caldwell, Kristen Knauf, and Alex Porteshawver.
  • 2008-2009: Brian Hartley, Andrew Hohenstein, Tiffany Jones, and Kaitlyn Wild.
  • 2007-2008: Rebecca Jarratt, Aaron Glass, Ron Cadwalader, Jeremy Geisel, Justin Pollnow, and Spencer Larche.
  • 2006-2007: Lindsay Potrafke, Megan Ryther, Brent Showalter, and James Swiatko, Jr.
  • 2005-2006: Katie Featherston, Jason Kuiper, Susie Menge, Darren Merten, and Jenni Spies.
  • 2004-2005: Michael Baird, Jenna Merten, Stacey Meyer, and Melissa Vittone.
  • 2003-2004: Hank Abromson, Brent Moberg, Thomas D. Stuck, and Erika Tripp.
  • 2002-2003: Christopher McKinny, Kristin Muenzen, Nyea Sturmann, and Michelle Pierce.
  • 2001-2002: Robert Kiefaber, Ben Menzel, and Erika Olander.

 

Joseph E. Tierney, Jr. Award

Prof. Joe Tierney, III, with 2022 Winner Josh Hernandez<br />
Prof. Joe Tierney, III, with 2022 Winner Josh Hernandez

The Joseph E. Tierney, Jr. Award was created in recognition of Joseph E. Tierney, Jr., a longstanding member of the NSLI's Board of Advisors and loyal supporter of the NSLI. The Award is given annually by the National Sports Law Institute and Tierney family, to the Marquette University Law School student who graduates with the highest grade point average in sports law classes taken in partial fulfillment of the requirements for earning a Sports Law Certificate. Recipients of this award include:

  • 2022: Joshua Hernandez
  • 2021:Lindsay Dodovich
  • 2020: Austin Malinowski
  • 2019: Katie Hampel
  • 2018: Isabelle Faust
  • 2017: Karla Nettleton
  • 2016: Lance Spaude
  • 2015: Kristin Hoffman
  • 2014: Jeffrey Roeske
  • 2013: Courtney Hall
  • 2012: Jeremy Heacox
  • 2011: Erica Reib
  • 2010: James Halt
  • 2009: Tiffany Haas (Jones)
  • 2008: Ron Cadwalader
  • 2007: Megan Ryther
  • 2006: Katie Feathersto
  • 2005: Stacey Meyer
  • 2004: Aaron Bitter
  • 2003: Michelle Pierce
  • 2002: Michael Sneathern
  • 2001: Basil M. Loeb
  • 2000: Eryn M. Doherty

Joseph E. Tierney, Jr. Memorial Scholarships

2021-2022 recipients (from left) Quinn Stigers, Hannah Davis, Kay Tierney (donor), Mark Hamilton, Prof. Joe Tierney, III, Sara Thurber, Abby Glaus and Tyler Horn<br />
2021-2022 recipients (from left) Quinn Stigers, Hannah Davis, Kay Tierney (donor), Mark Hamilton, Prof. Joe Tierney, III, Sara Thurber, Abby Glaus and Tyler Horn

The Joseph E. Tierney, Jr. Memorial Scholarship was established in 2002. The scholarship is supported by a pledge from Mrs. Bernice Y. Tierney, the widow of Joseph E. Tierney and is directed to support scholarships for the editors of the Marquette Sports Law Review.

  • 2022-2023: Kyle Kasper, Paul Kekich, Patrick McCormick, Cayla McNeil, Peyton Phillips, Michelle Svilpe and Clara Sporrer
  • 2020-2021: Amanda Bethel, Rebecca Klongland, Marilyn McQuade, Alex Utrup, Miguel Torres, and Alexandra Zdunek
  • 2019-2020: Maggie Frawley, Audrey Johnson, Austin Malinowski, Xavier Prather, Rae-Anna Sollestre, and Brighton Troha
  • 2018-2019: Jacob Armellani, Taylor Brisco, M'Kenzee Galloway, Katie Hampell, Aurusa Kabani, and Jordan Lysiak
  • 2017-2018: Nicholas de Lorme, Keegan Girodo, Samantha Huddleston, Daniel MacMillan, and Jonathan Walsh.
  • 2016-2017: Michael Gavin, Jessica Goldstein, Katelynn Hill, Jessica Hendrick and Jill Ingels.
  • 2015-2016: Alicia Anderson, Darius Love, Sean McCarthy, Kasey Parks, and Meg Pirics
  • 2014-2015: Krista Brown, Tyler Coppage, Kristin Hoffman, Lauren Rosenbaum, Kara Vosburgh, and Taylor Wilson.
  • 2013-2014: Jeremy Abrams, Daniel Clark, Stephanie Horner, Jeff Roeske, Sarah Sharrar, and Christien White (Numan)
  • 2012-2013: Phoebe Amberg, Courtney Hall, Brandon Leibsohn, Kayleigh Mayer, Eric McGregor, and Kyle Tompkins.
  • 2011-2012: Tim Bucher, Jeremy Heacox, Ben Leibovitz, Sarah Padove, and Joe Trevino.
  • 2010-2011: Alejandro Bautista, Ashley Fale, Laurie Frey, Erica Reib, and Michael Shull.
  • 2009-2010: Jessica Baranko, Lindsay Caldwell, Kristen Knauf, and Alex Porteshawver.
  • 2008-2009: Brian Hartley, Andrew Hohenstein, Tiffany Jones, and Kaitlyn Wild.
  • 2007-2008: Rebecca Jarratt, Aaron Glass, Ron Cadwalader, Jeremy Geisel, Justin Pollnow, and Spencer Larche.
  • 2007: Lindsay Potrafke, Megan Ryther, Brent Showalter, and James Swiatko, Jr.
  • 2006: Katie Featherston, Jason Kuiper, Susie Menge, Darren Merten, and Jenni Spies.
  • 2005: Michael Baird, Jenna Merten, Stacey Meyer, and Melissa Vittone.
  • 2004: Hank Abromson, Brent Moberg, Thomas Stuck and Erika Tripp.
  • 2003: Christopher McKinney, Kristin Muenzen, Michelle Pierce and Nyea Sturman.

 

Martin J. Greenberg Award

Prof. Matt Mitten with 2022 co-winners Abby Glaus and Logan Deeney, and Prof. Paul Anderson<br />
Prof. Matt Mitten with 2022 co-winners Abby Glaus and Logan Deeney, and Prof. Paul Anderson

The Martin J. Greenberg Award for excellence in the study of sports law was established by the National Sports Law Institute in the fall of 1997 in honor of former NSLI Director Martin J. Greenberg. With former Dean Frank DeGuire and others, attorney Greenberg established the National Sports Law Institute in 1989. He served as either Associate Director or Director of the Institute until April of 1997. Under his direction, the Institute achieved a position of national prominence in the field of sports law. He has also served as an adjunct professor at Marquette for more than two decades and continues to teach "Sports Industry Contracts and Negotiations." The Award is given annually at graduation to the third year law student who has both excelled in the study of sports law and service to the Sports Law Program. Recipients of this award include:

  • 2022: Logan Deeney and Abby Glaus
  • 2021: Amanda Bethel
  • 2020: Marnae Mawdsley
  • 2019: Taylor Brisco & Jordan Lysiak
  • 2018: Ryan Jordan & Bria Kelly
  • 2017: Jill Ingels
  • 2016: Meghan Pirics
  • 2015: Kara Vosburgh
  • 2014: Jeff Roeske
  • 2013: Courtney Hall & Brandon Leibsohn
  • 2012: Elise Harris & Peter Prigge
  • 2011: Jonathan Bateman & Erica Reib
  • 2010: Lindsay Caldwell
  • 2009: Lauren McCoy
  • 2008: Aaron Glass & Rebecca Jarratt Davis
  • 2007: Judy Massuda & Lindsay Sadlowski (Potrafke)
  • 2006: Katie Featherston
  • 2005: Stacey Meyer
  • 2004: Brent Moberg & Genni Birren
  • 2003: Nyea Sturman
  • 2002: Ben Menzel
  • 2001: Craig A. Pintens
  • 2000: Schuyler Baehman
  • 1999: April Haverty (Anderson)
  • 1998: David P. Steffen

Martin J. Greenberg Sports Transactional Skills Award

Prof. Vada Lindsey with 2022 co-winners Quinn Stigers and Mark Hamilton, Jr.<br />
Prof. Vada Lindsey with 2022 co-winners Quinn Stigers and Mark Hamilton, Jr.

Formerly known as the Martin J. Greenberg Venue Excellence Award, and renamed the Martin J. Greenberg Sports Transactional Skills Award in 2019.  This award is given annually to a student in Professor Greenberg's "Sports Venues" or "Representing Professional Athletes and Coaches" Workshop for his or her performance in the class and contribution to the Sports Law Program. . Recipients of this award include:

  • 2022: Mark Hamilton & Quinn Stigers
  • 2021: Logan Deeney & Alex Utrup
  • 2020: Patrick Hankins & Alex Utrup
  • 2019: Beau Krueger
  • 2018: Sara Dilanjian & Ryan Jordan
  • 2017: Isabelle Faust & Evan Fingert
  • 2016: Lance Spaude
  • 2015: Netanya Mintz & David Tamburrino
  • 2014: Jeremy Abrams, Lauren Rosenbaum & Jeff Roeske
  • 2013: Steven Gruber & Brandon Leibsohn
  • 2012: Carolina Dutriz, Courtney Hall & Peter Prigge
  • 2011: Rachel Lindsay
  • 2010: Kristen Knauf & Nick Walls
  • 2009: Tiffany Haas (Jones)
  • 2008: Aaron Glass
  • 2007: Jay Smith
  • 2006: Greg Babcock & Judy Massuda
  • 2005: Michael Baird
  • 2004: Adam Bardosy, Joseph Behlman, Genni Birren, Chris Buckler, Mark Dodds, Sharon Horozaniecki, Robert Koch, Robert McEwan, Michael Monroe, Adam Tuttle, Josh Uller & Melissa Vittone.
  • 2003: Christopher McKinny
  • 2002: Jeff Tanner

 

Francis D. and Jane Keogh Kelly Scholarship

The Francis D. and Jane Keogh Kelly Scholarship was established in 1997 to recognize a Marquette University Law School student for excellence in the study of sports law and service to the Sports Law Program at Marquette. Recipients of this scholarship include:

  • 2020-2021: Miguel Torres
  • 2019-2020: Maggie Frawley
  • 2018-2019: Taylor Brisco
  • 2017-2018: Keegan Girodo
  • 2016-2017: Jill Ingels
  • 2015-2016: Meg Pirics
  • 2014-2015: Taylor Wilson
  • 2013-2014: Stephanie Horner
  • 2012-2013: Courtney Hall
  • 2011-2012: Joe Trevino
  • 2010-2011: Erica Reib
  • 2009-2010: Alex Porteshawver
  • 2008-2009: Tiffany Jones (Haas)
  • 2007-2008: Spencer Larche
  • 2006-2007: Lindsay Potrafke
  • 2005-2006: Jenni Karas (Spies)
  • 2004-2005: Michael Baird
  • 2003-2004: Thomas D. Stuck
  • 2002-2003: Kristin Muenzen
  • 2001-02: Ben Menzel
  • 2000-01: Kristi Schoepfer
  • 1999-00: Eryn M. Doherty
  • 1998-99: April Haverty (Anderson)
  • 1997-98: Troy Cross