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Marquette University Alumni Association

Department of Intercollegiate Athletics Award Recipients

Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award

Willie HinesWILLIE L. HINES, JR., SP '88

After nearly two decades of serving on Milwaukee’s Common Council, Willie, a former men’s basketball player, has taken on a new challenge with the city’s housing authority.


Lifetime Achievement Award

Robert QuinnROBERT E. QUINN, ARTS '58
Scottsdale, Ariz.

Inspired by his family’s baseball legacy, Robert went on to become a general manager for three Major League Baseball teams: the New York Yankees, Cincinnati Reds and San Francisco Giants.


Friends of Marquette Athletics Award

Patrick and Jane CarlinPATRICK J. CARLIN, BUS AD '65, and

Raleigh, N.C.

Patrick and Jane met at Marquette and were married for 45 years. To give back to the university, they established a scholarship endowment fund for soccer student-athletes, one of the first of its kind.
* Posthumous

Young Alumnus of the Year Award

Jamil LottJAMIL M. LOTT, ARTS '07
St. Paul, Minn.

Jamil learned he could be more than a basketball player at Marquette. Now he’s passing along lessons to disadvantaged kids at St. Paul Youth Services in Minnesota.



M Club Hy Popuch Memorial Service Award

Brian C. BrewerBRIAN C. BREWER, BUS AD '96
Cedarburg, Wis.

Receiving a great education and playing Division 1 soccer were the main reasons Brian decided to attend Marquette. Since then, he has worked to continually enhance the student-athlete experience at Marquette through his service on the M Club Board, and he and his wife Laura recently established an endowed scholarship.

Robert L. and William P. McCahill Award

Alison MillerALLISON E. MILLER, COMM '13
Mequon, Wis.

Growing up, Ally dreamed of playing college soccer. The success she had at Marquette, on and off the field, was better than she ever imagined.