BHC celebrates volleyball coach Mary Davis, softball GPA

Braves Athletics logoThe Black Hawk College Athletic Department 2018 Special Awards Night was Feb. 15 between the women’s and men’s basketball games at the Quad-Cities Campus.

Congratulations to our women’s softball team!

  • Carrie Calderon Award – Softball team wins with a 3.56 GPA Fall 2017.
  • Great job to all sports for earning a departmental 3.07 cumulative GPA!
  • Thank you Karen Lindquist and the Advising area for assisting our student-athletes in their success in the classroom.
  • Thank you Tara Carey for putting this valuable information together.
  • Carrie Calderon Award – softball team presentation and photo

Mary Davis – NJCAA Hall of Fame inductee

Marci Henry – NJCAA 1st Vice President for Women and President of the National Alliance of Two-Year College Athletic Administrators

Unveiling new banner that will honor the late Mary Davis, our first NJCAA Hall of Famer.

  • Head volleyball coach Mary Davis attended Black Hawk College and competed as a volleyball player from 1983-85 (two years).
  • She was an assistant coach for the Braves from 1986-90 (five years) before taking over the head coaching position in 1991 (25 years).
  • As of 2015, Mary was listed as one of the top 10 winningest active coaches in the nation.
  • Mary either played or coached for Black Hawk College for 32 years.
  • She finished her last season (Fall 2016) with a 510-470 career record.

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Black Hawk College classes scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 19 are canceled due to inclement weather.