ORLANDO, Fla. (March 15, 2017) – The title of top amateur athlete in America is up for debate this week, as seven deserving finalists – Wisconsin volleyball All-American Lauren Carlini, judo Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison, gold medalist gymnast, Laurie Hernandez, water polo gold medalist Ashleigh Johnson, target shooter Ginny Thrasher who also won gold, Aly Raisman gold medal gymnast and wrestler Kyle Snyder, another gold winner – were announced today for the 87th AAU James E. Sullivan Award.
The best in amateur athletics will battle for the nation’s top prize this week, as seven finalists – Heisman Trophy winner Derrick Henry, World Champion gymnast Simone Biles. Pat Tillman Award winner Keenan Reynolds, NCAA Volleyball Champion Mikaela Foecke, Gold Medalist Brittany Bowe, three-time NCAA Final Four Most Outstanding Player Breanna Stewart and USOC Male SportsMan of the Year Jordan Burroughs – were announced today by the Amateur Athletic Union (AAU).
Longtime AAU staff member passes
Jam On It! Looks Forward to Another Year of AAU Events
Emerald Coast Gymastics Vacation Classic
Grant a Wish Classic
2018 Power League
AAU Track & Field Officials Meeting - Clemson
2018 Victory Championship
The VA Showcase
Ultimate Beach Classic
Baker Wrestling Club Invitational
Heights Middle School Invitational
3rd Annual XBA Winter Classic