Bill Orwig Award

Bill Orwig Award

This award recognizes outstanding contributions made by a non-alumnus to the Indiana University athletics program. It is named for Bill Orwig, IU’s athletics director from 1961–75.

Recipients of the Bill Orwig Medal
YearRecipient(s)
1975Floyd L. Grow (deceased)
1976Cecil R. Coons (deceased)
1977Father James P. Higgins (deceased)
1978Robert D. Hammel
1979Daniel W. Miller
1982Mildred Burgher (deceased)
1986Don Fischer
1987Hobie Billingsley
1990James Counsilman (deceased)
1991Robert M. Knight
1993Aline Hewitt Robinson (deceased)
1994Phyllis E. McCullough
1995Jerad L. Yeagley
1996Haydn H. Murray (deceased)
1997G. Sam Bell
1998Elizabeth Kurpius
1999Sam Carmichael
2000William G. Mallory
2001Lin Loring
2002Jeffrey Huber
2003Thomas G. Spiece
2004Joe Smith
2005Scott Schurz
2006Ray Tichenor (deceased)
2007Bill Cook (deceased)
2008Hank Warren (deceased)
2009Jane Hoeppner
2010Mary Ann Rohleder
2011Bruce L. Jaffee
2012Marge Counsilman
James C. Wimbush
2013Nicholas M. Hipskind
2014Darby A. McCarty
2015Kenneth R.R. Gros Louis
2016Dale R. England Jr.
2017Lee Corso
Marshall Goss
2018Robert Morgan