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).
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AAU Event Bulletin & News - Volume # 7 - Issue 37
Memorial Day Classic 2017
Mile High Invitational Showcase Boys and Girls
New Orleans Allstate Sugar Bowl Super Regional
Quiet Corner Memorial Day Baseball Tournament
Happy Volley Club Championships
Maroon and Orange Super Regional
Texas Volleyball Tour's Junior Beach Series
May Madness 2
2017 GymRat CHALLENGE
2017 FL AAU District Championship