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Martin Receives ABCA Gold Glove Award

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November 29, 2012

Media Contact:  Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
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The University of Texas at Tyler
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November 29, 2012

by Jeff Williford

TYLER --UT Tyler third baseman T.J. Martin has been awarded the 2012 American Baseball Coaches Association Gold Glove Award, which was announced earlier this Summer. Martin joins just eight other NCAA Division-III players named as winners of the prestigious award.

Martin is the first-player in UT Tyler program history to win the prestigious award, which fans can see at halftime of the UT Tyler men's basketball game on December 6 at 7:30 pm when Martin will be presented with the award. Fans will also have an opportunity to have their picture taken with the award during the game. More...