We are revealing, in reverse alphabetical order, the 10 finalists for the 2015 Lexington Herald-Leader Kentucky Sportsman of the Year award. The winner will be announced Jan. 26 simultaneously on Kentucky.com and at the fifth annual Bluegrass Sports Awards Banquet. Complete results will be in the Jan. 27 Herald-Leader. The fifth finalist is:
2015 claim to fame: Kentucky Wildcats star hurdler won the NCAA women’s championships indoors (60 meters) and outdoors (100) and took the silver medal in the 100-meter hurdles at the U.S. championships.
What a voter said: “Looking at her list of accomplishments is awe-inspiring.” — Mark Mathis, Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer
If you go: Bluegrass Sports Awards
When: Jan. 26
Where: Lexington Convention Center’s Bluegrass Ballroom
Cost: Tables of 10, $1,250; individual tickets, $150.
Tickets: Bluegrass Sports Commission (859) 286-5156 or https://2016bsatickets.eventbrite.com