UK athletes and coaches honored at 2014 CATSPY Awards

April 28, 2014 

The 2014 CATSPY Awards were presented Monday night in Memorial Coliseum and featured 24 individual and team honors from UK's 22 varsity sports.

The event is dedicated to celebrating the 481 student-athletes who represent UK. UK student-athletes and head coaches were presenters.

The awards included Community Service, Wildcat Pride, Rookies of the Year, Bill Keightley “Assist” Award, Coach of the Year, Teams of the Year, Mr. and Miss Wildcat and other awards.

A complete list of awards is below:

Community Service Award: Kastine Evans (Women's Basketball) Max Godby (Football)

Wildcat Pride: Women's Swimming and Diving

Female Rookie of the Year: Kelsey Nunley (Softball)

Male Rookie of the Year: Julius Randle (Basketball)

Bill Keightley "Assist" Award: Justin "Pemo" McKinley (equipment manager)

Blue Heart Award: Josh Clemons (Football) Ashley VanLandingham (Women's Soccer)

Female Scholar Athlete of the Year: Lindsay Hill (Swimming)

Male Scholar Athlete of the Year: Tyler Riggs (Soccer)

Female Academic Team of the Year: Tennis

Male Academic Team of the Year: Tennis

Impact: Mark Lane

Scratch Award: Micheal Thomas (Baseball) Grace Trimble (Women's Tennis)

Supporting Role: Griffin Joiner (Softball) Alex Poythress (Men's Basketball)

Heart of a Wildcat: Tom Jomby (Men's Tennis)

Female Performance of the Year: Dezerea Bryant (Track) Kendra Harrison (Track) Jennifer O'Neill (Basketball)

Male Performance of the Year: Connor Davis (Rifle) Aaron Harrison (Basketball) A.J. Reed (Baseball)

Female Athlete of the Year: Dezerea Bryant (Track)

Male Athlete of the Year: Matt Hillenbrand (Cross Country/Track)

Coach(es) of the Year: John Calipari (Men's Basketball) Edrick Floreal (M/W Track and Field) Rachel Lawson (Softball)

Female Teams of the Year: Softball Track and Field

Male Teams of the Year: Basketball Tennis

Miss Wildcat: Lauren Cumbess (Softball)

Mr. Wildcat: Avery Williamson (Football)

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