Preseason All-OVC Teams/Predicted Order of Finish
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Six University of Tennessee at Martin standouts were recognized as preseason All-Ohio Valley Conference performers while the Skyhawks were picked up finish second in the quest for a league championship in conjunction with OVC Football Media Day festivities held at Holiday Inn Nashville – Vanderbilt on Monday afternoon.
The Skyhawks saw Troy Cook, Jaimiee Bowe, Robert Burleigh, Kadarren Bond, Kahlid Hagens and Tae Martin each earned preseason All-OVC honors. UT Martin was tabbed second in the preseason poll, ranking as the highest poll position since 2009. The poll, as voted on by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors, saw the Skyhawks garner 107 votes – including two first place votes - marking the most votes since 2007.