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Marta Eynatten
Marta Eynatten

2012 Stretch Miller Award Winner

Involvement with Illinois State Athletics spans four decades starting with her role as a student secretary for former director of athletics Dr. Milt Weisbecker ... a two-time member of The Redbird Club, now the Weisbecker Scholarship Fund, Board of Directors, including a stint as the organization's president ... as TRC president, initiated the Jill Hutchison Golf Tournament, a golf outing for women, which resulted in the fully endowed Jill Hutchison Scholarship, and with the assistance of Jack North, secured funding from State Farm to sponsor an annual event to recognize student-athletes who achieved a 3.0 grade-point average and above ... with the academic event, which has become the annual "Reggies" event, served as the co-chair for 12 years ... also served three years as the chair for the Redbird Auction, including the inaugural event ... co-chaired the inaugural Taste of Redbirds, Redbird Fan Fair and Cinco de Redbirds events ... served on numerous TRC committees and volunteered at a number of D.A. Weibring and Doug Collins Golf Outings ... involved on the search committees for two head coaches and a director of athletics ... also served two years as a "Red Coat" usher.