The Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) has honored George Maude of the University of Indianapolis with the Dr. Thomas Kearns Service Award for his 35 years of dedicated service as a clock operator for UIndy's basketball games. This esteemed accolade recognizes significant contributions embodying NCAA Division II attributes like learning, balance, resourcefulness, sportsmanship, passion, and service. Maude, who missed just one game in his tenure, will be formally acknowledged at the GLVC Spring Awards Reception in St. Louis on May 21.

By the Numbers
  • 35 years of service as clock operator
  • Only missed one game during his tenure
Yes, But

Despite his impeccable record and professional demeanor, the high-stakes nature of a clock operator role—demanding unwavering focus and precision—meant that even a minor error could significantly impact gameplay and outcomes.

State of Play
  • Maude is respected by league officials and colleagues alike.
  • The award namesake, Dr. Thomas Kearns, contributed significantly to the GLVC as both treasurer and president.
What's Next

The presentation of the award to George Maude will take place at the upcoming GLVC Spring Awards Reception, highlighting his career and dedication to UIndy athletics.

Bottom Line

George Maude's commitment and precision as a clock operator for UIndy's basketball teams have not only earned him respect but now also the prestigious GLVC Service Award, celebrating his significant contributions to collegiate athletics.