March 8, 2010
Elizabeth Blevins, Director, Office of Communications
Office: (740) 351-3810; FAX: (740) 351-3179; Cell: (740) 464-4854
940 Second Street – Portsmouth, Ohio 45662
Web site: www.shawnee.edu
Distinguished Service Award to be Presented to Women’s
Basketball Coach at Shawnee State University
SSU Women’s Basketball Coach Robin Hagen-Smith has been
named the 2010 Distinguished Service Award recipient.
Distinguished Service Award is something that we currently
do every other year,” Milliken said. “We have many wonderful
people on our campus who have worked diligently and done
very important things to support and encourage women. This
award is our way of paying tribute to them and thanking them
for their efforts.”
award will be the sixth ceremony over the years. Hagen-Smith
is in her twenty-seventh year as Women's Head Basketball
Coach at SSU with an overall record of 611-180. She is
ranked as the fifth National Association of Intercollegiate
Athletes all-time winning active coach and the ninth overall
winning coach ever in the NAIA.
Distinguished Service Award winners include Elinda Boyles,
2008; Barbara Duncan, 2006; Kathleen Simon, 2004; Liz
Chrisman, 2003; and Cay Roberts, 2002.
“We have many
wonderful people on our campus who have worked diligently
and done very important things to support and encourage
women,” Milliken said. “This award is our way of paying
tribute to them and thanking them for their efforts.”
will be honored at a luncheon later this month.