QB Wilson, Pole Valuter Sutej Named Top Razorback Athletes At Innagural HOGSPYs

by Chris Bahn  on Friday, May. 4, 2012 8:10 am  

Quarterback Tyler Wilson accepts his athlete of the year award as ESPNs Jimmy Dykes emcees the inaugural HOGSPYs. (Photo by @tonibahn)

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Arkansas held its inaugural HOGSPY Awards ceremony on Thursday at the Fayetteville Town Center.

All 400-plus Arkansas athletes were invited to the event, which was emceed by ESPN analyst Jimmy Dykes. . They got the red carpet treatment — complete with video and still photography — and participated in a ceremony recognizing achievements from April 2011 through April 2012.

Below is a list of award winners:

2012 HOGSPY Award Winners
Razorback Leadership Academy Distinguished Leader Award

Jaime Pisani, gymnastics
Genny Salvatore, gymnastics
Kendal Winston, soccer
Daniella O’Shea, soccer
Nikolas Zogaj, men’s tennis
Courtney O’Grady, swimming and diving

Rookies of the Year
Andrew Irwin, track and field
Emily Tubert, golf

Top Graduating Senior
Sarah Howard & Lisa Lunkenheimer, swimming and diving

Hog Tough Award (Best comeback)
Women’s basketball for 72-71 win at Tennessee

Burlsworth Award
Seth Armbrust, football
Kailey Anders, soccer

Academic Teams of the Year
Men’s golf
Women’s golf

Male Student-Athlete of the Year
Tyler Wilson, football

Female Student-Athlete of the Year
Tina Sutej, track and field

Play of the Year
Joe Adams punt return for a touchdown against Tennessee

Scholar-Athletes of the Year
Jaime Pisani, gymnastics
James McCann, baseball



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