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2019 CATSPY award winners

A special night in Lexington saw many UK athletes and teams honored for their success on and off the field.

UK Athletics

The 17th annual CATSPY Awards were held Monday in Memorial Coliseum to recognize athletic and academic performances during the 2018-19 year in UK Athletics.

With co-winners in some categories, 44 individuals were recognized as well as multiple teams.

Marcus Spears, a college football analyst for the SEC Network, and Laura Rutledge, an ESPN college football and basketball sideline reporter, hosted this year’s CATSPYs.

Here is a recap of all the award winners from the 2019 CATSPYs:

Academic Team of the Year

  • Men’s Golf
  • Women’s Swimming and Diving

Female Rookie of the Year

  • Rhyne Howard, Women’s Basketball

Male Rookie of the Year

  • Jason Reyes, Soccer
  • Terry Wilson, Football
  • Will Shaner, Rifle
  • Danny Zhang, Swimming and Diving
  • Keldon Johnson, Men’s Basketball
  • Tyler Herro, Men’s Basketball
  • Dwight St. Hillaire, Track and Field

Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year

  • Marshall Gei, Baseball
  • Blake Best, Football
  • Miles Butler, Football

Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year

  • Katie Reed, Softball

Community Service Award

  • C.J. Conrad, Football
  • Morgan Duerr, Rifle

Supporting Role

  • Merideth Jewell, Volleyball
  • David Bouvier, Football
  • Reid Travis, Men’s Basketball
  • Katie Stuart, Gymnastics

Scratch Award

  • Cole Guindon, Men’s Soccer
  • McKenzie Watson, Volleyball

Blue Heart Award

  • Aimé Mabika, Men’s Soccer
  • Ogechi Anyagaligbo, Women’s Basketball

Legacy Award

  • Katie Reed, Softball
  • Abbey Cheek, Softball
  • Maci Morris, Women’s Basketball
  • Taylor Murray, Women’s Basketball
  • Josh Allen, Football
  • Benny Snell Jr., Football
  • Sidney Dukes, Gymnastics
  • Alex Hyland, Gymnastics
  • Katrina Coca, Gymnastics
  • Danaea Davis, Gymnastics
  • Aubree Rosa, Gymnastics
  • Katie Stuart, Gymnastics
  • Asia Seidt, Women’s Swimming and Diving
  • Sydney McLaughlin, Women’s Track and Field
  • Jasmine Camacho-Quinn, Women’s Track and Field
  • Marie-Josée Ebwea-Bile Excel, Women’s Track and Field
  • Tim Duckworth, Men’s Track and Field
  • Daniel Roberts, Men’s Track and Field
  • JJ Williams, Men’s Soccer
  • Leah Edmond, Volleyball
  • Madison Lilley, Volleyball
  • Leonie Bettel, Women’s Golf

Bill Keightley Assist Award

  • Randy Gregory, Men’s Basketball

Heart of a Wildcat

  • Josh Paschal, Football

Elite Team Award

  • Football
  • Men’s Soccer
  • Women’s Track and Field
  • Volleyball

Mr. Wildcat

  • C.J. Conrad

Miss Wildcat

  • Katie Reed
  • Asia Seidt