April 28, 2008
The University of Louisville awarded its top honors April 21 at the annual Spring Sports Banquet held in the South Wing of the Kentucky Exposition Center.
The banquet, which featured a number of video montages of the best footage from all sports for the year, and including a senior salute, awarded the best male and female athlete from each class as well as the Adidas Athlete of the Year for best overall athletes.
For the men, there was a tie for the Adidas Athlete of the Year with cross country runner Wesley Korir and golfer Derek Fathauer sharing the honor. Women's basketball star Angel McCoughtry got the nod for the women.
The Ed Kallay Award, the highest honor the athletic department bestows is given to the male and female senior athlete who excells on the field, the classroom with a special emphasis on community service and character. Women's soccer goalie Joanna Haig and football quarterback Brian Brohm were the recipients this year. Robyn White, of women's tennis was awarded the Most Inspirational Award.
Below is a listing of all the awards for the 2008 Spring Sports Banquet.
Women's Awards -
Adidas Athlete of the Year - Angel McCoughtry (women's basketball.)
Ed Kallay Award - Joanna Haig (WSO)
LClub Award - Leslie VanWinkle (WSW)
Sophomore Award - Lecia Brown (VB)
Freshmen Award - Kelsey Hunyadi (WSO)
Women 4 Women/Anthem Leadership Award - Kristi Cunningham (SB)
Men's Awards -
Adidas Athlete of the Year - Wesley Korir (CC) and Derek Fathauer (MGO)
Ed Kallay Award - Brian Brohm (FB)
LClub Award - Andrei Radzionau (SW)
Sophomore Award - Othaniel Yanez (MSO)
Freshmen Award - Austen Childs (MTE)
Cunningham Family Leadership Award - David Padgett (MBB)
Inspiration Award - Robyn White (WTE)
Cardinal Dames, Central Cardinal Club, LClub Cardinal Cup Male Team - Men's Soccer
Cardinal Dames, Central Cardinal Club, LClub Cardinal Cup Female Team - Women's Soccer
Cards Care Team - Rowing
Female Cards Care - Kim Anderson (RW)
Male Cards Care -Scott McClain (TR)
2007 Female Spring Sport Athlete of the Year - Audrey Rendon (SB)
2007 Male Spring Sport Athlete of the Year - Logan Johnson (B)