Originally posted on Madtown Badgers  |  Last updated 6/14/13
Ahh, it's officially summer. Why? Well, those of us who cover the Badgers on a daily basis know it's summer because the athletics department and the Big Ten offices start handing out there end of the year awards. On Friday afternoon the Badgers did just that naming star running back Montee Ball as the Male Athlete of the Year and star softball pitcher Cassandra Darrah as the Female Athlete of the Year.  For us here at MTB both were pretty slam dunk choices if you ask us. Sure, there were a ton of great performances across Wisconsin athletics, after all, we have been discussing just how historically good this season has been at the UW. But, in the end these two rose clear to the top rather easily.  Ball of course, holds the all-time career TD's mark in FBS history with 83. He managed to lead the Big Ten in rushing with 1,830 yards, third best in the nation, on a team that struggled to get the ball rolling in the running game early on thanks to an offensive line coaching situa...
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