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Orta, Oswald among top honorees at UK's CATSPYs

Chelsea Oswald accepted the Miss Wildcat Award from Coach John Calipari during the CATSPY Awards on Monday. Photo by Matt Goins
Chelsea Oswald accepted the Miss Wildcat Award from Coach John Calipari during the CATSPY Awards on Monday. Photo by Matt Goins Herald-Leader

University of Kentucky Athletics presented 24 honors at the 11th annual CATSPY Awards on Monday night in Memorial Coliseum, recognizing athletic and academic performance during the 2012-13 seasons. With co-winners in some categories, a total of four teams and 18 athletes were recognized.

The Mr. and Miss Wildcat Awards were given for all-around excellence in athletics, academics, character and service. Luis Orta (cross-country/track) won the Mr. Wildcat award for the second consecutive year, and Chelsea Oswald (cross-country/track), won the Miss Wildcat award.

A complete list of awards is below:

Character Award: Kastine Evans (women’s basketball), Luis Orta (men’s cross-country/track)

Community Service Award: Megan Moir (women's golf)

Supporting Role: Natalie Horner (women’s soccer)

Female Scholar Athlete of the Year: Ashley Frazier (volleyball)

Male Scholar Athlete of the Year: Jon Keltner (swimming)

Female Academic Team of the Year: tennis

Male Academic Team of the Year: cross-country

Female Rookie of the Year: Nadia Ravita (tennis)

Male Rookie of the Year: Connor Davis (rifle)

Female Performance of the Year: Cally Macumber (cross-country/track)

Male Performance of the Year: Greg Ferrucci (diving)

Scratch Award: Shannon Mitchell (gymnastics)

Bill Keightley "Assist" Award: Brian Wiese (athletic training)

Blue Heart Award: Arin Gilliland (women’s soccer)

Lifetime Achievement Award: Walt McCombs

Coach(es) of the Year: Tim Garrison (gymnastics), Gary Henderson (baseball), Harry Mullins (rifle)

K-Association Female Athlete of the Year: Cally Macumber (cross-country/track)

K-Association Male Athlete of the Year: Greg Ferrucci (diving)

Teams of the Year: Gymnastics, rifle

Miss Wildcat: Chelsea Oswald (cross-country track)

Mr. Wildcat: Luis Orta (Men's cross-country/track)

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