LEXINGTON, Ky. - UK Athletics held the third annual CATSPY Awards Tuesday night at Rupp Arena. A spinoff of ESPN's ESPY awards, the CATSPY's celebrate the academic and athletic achievements of UK student-athletes.
Nearly 500 student-athletes plus many family, friends, staff and fans enjoyed the show where 24 awards were given out for everything from Rookie of the Year to the prestigious Mr. and Miss Wildcat. Below are this year's award winners.
2005 CATSPY Award Winners
Female Rookie of the Year
Male Rookie of the Year
Male Scholar Athlete of the Year
Female Scholar Athlete of the Year
Supporting Role Award
Lifetime Achievement Award
Male Performance of the Year
Female Performance of the Year
Community Service Award
Male Play of the Year
Female Play of the Year
Blue Heart Award (Comeback)
Men's Team Coach of the Year
Women's Team Coach of the Year
Courage Award (Inspirational Player of the Year)
Scratch Award (Non-Scholarship Athlete) (tie)
Female Athlete of the Year
Male Athlete of the Year (tie)
Academic Team of the Year
Women's Team of the Year
Men's Team of the Year (tie)
Chuck Hayes named Mr. Wildcat
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