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Saint Xavier senior Lynch named 2011 Fred Mitchell Award winner

Saint Xavier University senior place-kicker Tom Lynch is the recipient of the 2011 Fred Mitchell Award.  The Award is provided to the nation’s top place-kicker in FCS, Division II, Division III, NAIA and NJCAA for excellence on the football field and in the community.  Over 750 place-kickers are eligible. The Award is named for Fred Mitchell, the All-American place-kicker from Wittenberg University and longtime sports columnist for the Chicago Tribune.  Mitchell said, “I am pleased to congratulate Tom Lynch as the recipient of the 2011 Fred Mitchell Award, which is particularly impressive since he also received this Award after the... Read More

Saint Xavier junior Lynch named 2010 Fred Mitchell Award winner

Saint Xavier University junior place-kicker Tom Lynch is the recipient of the 2010 Fred Mitchell Award.  The Award is provided to the nation’s top place-kicker in FCS, Division II, Division III and NAIA for excellence on the football field and in the community. Over 600 place-kickers are eligible for the Award. The Award is named for Fred Mitchell, the All-American place-kicker from Wittenberg University and longtime sports columnist for the Chicago Tribune.  Mitchell said, “I am pleased to congratulate Tom Lynch as the recipient of the 2010 Fred Mitchell Award.  It is significant to note that Lynch’s field goal percentage... Read More

Wisconsin-Whitewater’s Schebler wins 2009 Fred Mitchell Award

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Senior place-kicker Jeff Schebler is the recipient of the 2009 Fred Mitchell Award. Schebler was chosen from nearly 400 eligible place-kickers in Division II and III for excellence on the football field and in the community. Schebler’s 462 career points is the most of any place-kicker in NCAA history at any level. “It is an honor to be nominated then selected for the Fred Mitchell Award,” Schebler said.  “This is truly a team accomplishment.  The offense, defense and everyone on special teams have helped me win this Award.” The Award is named for Fred Mitchell, the All-American... Read More