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Honorary ESPYS, presented by ESPN Louisville

Honorary ESPYS, presented by ESPN Louisville

Louisville ESPYS winners

 

Humanitarian Hometown Hero Award

WINNER: Jamon Brown

 

Former Fern Creek Tiger/ Louisville Cardinal, current Atlanta Falcon Jamon Brown using

influence amid protests in Louisville.

Jamon Brown, Atlanta Falcons donate $10K to start efforts in keeping Louisville pools open in

2019

Breonna Taylor protests: Louisville football players help clean up

 

perseverance award

WINNER: Patrick McSweeney (Bellarmine)

 

McSweeney, also a St. Xavier alumnus, has been battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia for more

than a decade. He is long-time honorary team member of the Bellarmine basketball team and

even suited up for the Knights in a 2014 exhibition game against the University of Louisville at

the KFC Yum! Center.

Patrick McSweeney (@pmacrocks) | Twitter

 

Male High School Athlete (Louisville)

WINNER: Blake Givens

 

Givens is a 6’0 multi-sport athlete from Desales HS who excelled at not only soccer but also on

the football field and he is committed to play football at Thomas Moore University.

Desales kicker lifts West to win over East in GLFCA All-Star Game

 

Newcomer of the Year

WINNER: David Johnson

 

Johnson averaged 6.3 points, 2.8 assists, 2.8 rebounds, and 0.7 steals in his first year with the

Cardinals playing a key role off the bench and started some key games as well before the season was

cut short.

David Johnson - Men's Basketball - University of Louisville Athletics

 

Female High School Athlete (Louisville)

WINNER: Destinee Marshall

 

Destinee Marshall was a 5’11 guard for Sacred Heart Academy who led her team to a 32-3 record.

She is committed to playing her college basketball at Radford University to continue her

impressive career.

Sacred Heart Basketball on Twitter: "Congratulations to juniors ...

 

Female High School Athlete (So. Indiana)

WINNER: Megan McEwen

 

Megan McEwen is an elite swimmer from Jeffersonville HS. She is a two time IHSAA Sectional

champion and is continuing her swim career at Bellarmine University.

Megan McEwen signs with Bellarmine | Sports | newsandtribune.com

 

Game of the Year

WINNER: UK over UofL basketball in OT

 

A back and forth heated rivalry game that extended into overtime

with Kentucky pulling out the victory at home 78-70.

 

Instant analysis from the UK basketball win over Louisville ...

 

Male College Athlete of the Year

WINNER: TuTu Atwell

 

TuTu had 70 receptions for 1,276 yards and 12 touchdowns at the WR position for the Cardinals

with his longest one being 90 yards. He also fumbled the ball 0 times throughout the season.

Louisville WR Tutu Atwell (and his 4.27 speed) have arrived

 

Female College Athlete of the Year

WINNER: Jazmine Jones

 

Jazmine averaged 14.1 points a game on 55% shooting for the Cardinals as well as 2.3 assists

and 1.2 steals and was drafted 12th overall in the WNBA draft to the New York Liberty.

Jazmine Jones - Women's Basketball - University of Louisville ...

 

Coach of the Year

WINNER: Coach Satterfield (UofL Football)

 

Satterfield took over and turned a 2-10 team into an 8-5 team in his first year coaching

the cardinals topped off with a Music City Bowl victory over Mississippi State.

Alumni Update: Satterfield leads Louisville to win in Music City ...

 

Team of the Year

WINNER: Louisville Football

 

After going 2-10 the year prior, Louisville football had the highest additional win

margin in the country at +6 going 8-5 and capped off their impresssive season

with a Music City Bowl victory over Mississippi State.

ENDCAP: Louisville Wins Music City Bowl 38-28 – The Crunch Zone

 

Male High School Athlete (So. Indiana)

WINNER: Trey Kaufman

 

Trey is 6’8 PF from Silver Creek HS who ranks 39th Nationally according to Rivals.com,

he has offers from Indiana, Louisville, UNC, Virginia and more. He averaged over 25 points

per game.

Trey Kaufman, Silver Creek, Power Forward

 

Fan of the year

WINNER: Gary the Red Bird (Gary Budd)

Your votes have spoken and the longtime – and very red – Louisville fan, whose real name is Gary Budd, has officially been named the national winner of USA TODAY’s Best Fan Ever Contest.  Now he has won the ESPN Louisville ESPY ‘ Fan of the Year’ as well.

It's a fact: Gary the Redbird is the Best Fan Ever