The University Sport Awards recognizes outstanding individual and team performances of athletes and teams representing the University at endorsed Australian University Sport events.
Find out who took how the awards at the 2017 Blues and Sport Awards in our recap.
A complete list of the 96 Blues Awards and 54 International Representation award recipients can be viewed here.
Outstanding Athlete of the Year - Joshua Booth, Rowing (Doctor of Medicine)
In addition to the 101 Blues Awards and 47 International Representation awards, the University of Melbourne Sport Awards recognised the following outstanding achievements
Silver medal in Rowing Men’s Four event at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games
Female Athlete of the Year - Hayley Baker, Swimming (Bachelor of Arts)
Broke four Australian University Games Swimming records. Hayley wins this award for the second time, having previously won it in 2014
Male Athlete of the Year - Cyrus Monk, Cycling (Bachelor of Science)
Won a Gold medal in the Men’s Road Race at the 2016 World University Cycling Championships in the Philippines
Sport Team of the Year - Men’s Football
Won the National Championship at the Australian University Games in Perth scoring 40 goals and only conceding five. The team also participated in the World Elite University Football Tournament in Tsinghua, China, finishing second.
Coach of the Year - Jarryd Rogers, Baseball (Master of Engineering)
Coached the Baseball team to National Championship success at the Australian University Games
Team Manager of the Year - Brooke Dunleavy, Snow Sports (Bachelor of Arts)
Winner for the second-year running for her involvement in managing the Snow Sports team at the Snow University Games at Mt Buller
In addition to the 89 Full Blues and Half Blues awarded in 2015, the University of Melbourne Sport Awards recognised the following outstanding achievements:
- Team of the Year: Rowing
- Male Athlete of the Year: Adam Pyke, Athletics
- Female Athlete of the Year: Catherine Phillips, Ultimate Frisbee
- Outstanding Athlete of the Year: Dylan Alcott, Tennis
- Team Manager of the Year: Brooke Dunleavy, Snow Sports
- Coach of the Year: Sam Fileccia, Women's Basketball