Northwest Missouri State’s quarterback Trevor Adams was recently named the Ken B. Jones Award which is presented to the MIAA conference’s top student-athlete. Adams set a program record and led the nation in 2013 with a 72.5 pass completion percentage. He was the MIAA Offensive Player of the Year. He becomes the sixth Ken B. Jones Award winner for Northwest. Past Bearcats to win the award include: Tucker Woolsey (2001-02), Clint Prange (2004-05), Josh Lamberson (2005-06), Myles Burnside (2009-10) and Jake Soy (2010-11).
The award, which is in its 21st year, is named in honor of the man who served as the MIAA’s first full-time commissioner for 16 years. Jones retired in 1997 and passed away in May 2004. He was inducted into the MIAA Hall of Fame in the inaugural Class of 2010