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USC Sports Awards


The USC Sports Awards are an annual event held by the University to recognise the sporting achievements of its students.

2018 USC Sports Awards Nominations Are Now Open!

Nominate here - 2018 USC Sports Awards Nomination Form (PDF 133KB).


Sportsperson of the Year

University student considered to have produced the best results in their sporting arena as determined by the Sports Awards Committee.

2017 recipient
  • Jordan Mercer - Paddleboarding
Previous recipients
  • 2016 - Kyle Bridgwood (Cycling)
  • 2015 - Kyle Bridgwood (Cycling)
  • 2014 - Blake Cochrane (Swimming)
  • 2013 - Blake Cochrane (Swimming)
  • 2012 - Tessa Wallace (Swimming)
  • 2011 - Andy Yates (Kite-boarding)
  • 2010 - Brodie Gardner (Triathlon)
  • 2009 - Chloe Turner (Triathlon)
Team of the Year

This award goes to a team that has shown outstanding achievement both on and off the field. The team possesses a high level of sportsmanship and team spirit at all times and had the best results at UniSport 2018 Nationals Division 1 and/or Division 2.

2017 recipient
  • Mens Futsal - Mike Carter, Jack Daly, Liam Dart, Lucas De Faria, Jordan Di Cicco, Julian Edwards, Ricardo Guimaraes, Luke Houston, Yoel Jogiono, Alasdair MacDonald, Nathan Matthews, Sean Prickett, Joshua Santos, Jesse Stanley, Malte Weber, Tristan Wasmund
Full Blue

This performance-based award recognises those with outstanding sporting performance.

  • Has previously received a Half Blue and has reproduced or bettered their results of the previous year; or
  • Produced outstanding results at an international sporting competition (discretion of the selection committee); or
  • Competed at a international level as part of a National Sporting Team, (the Committee will evaluate the application according to the relative strength of the championship); or
  • Competed at Olympic or Commonwealth Games.
2017 recipients
  • Caitlin Bassett - Netball
  • Patarawadee Kittiya - Swimming
  • Jordan Mercer - Paddleboarding
  • Kareena Lee - Swimming
  • Cody Murphy - Wakeskating
  • Jack Brazier - Swimming
Half Blue

This performance-based award recognises those with outstanding sporting performance.

  • Has produced outstanding results at a national sporting competition (discretion of the selection committee); and
  • Displays good sportsmanship in and out of competition
2017 recipients
  • Rebecca Goulding - Rugby 7s
  • Steven Elliott - Wheelchair Basketball
  • Lucinda Kelly - Kayaking
  • Hannah Dodd - Wheelchair Basketball
  • Belinda Johnston - Touch
  • Kate Baguley - Volleyball
  • Ryan Edwards - Football
  • Julian Edwards - Futsal
Continued Excellence

Has previously received a Full Blue Award and has reproduced or bettered their results of the previous year.

2017 recipients
  • Taylor McKeown - Swimming
  • Chelsea Gubecka - Swimming
  • Kyle Bridgwood - Cycling
Outstanding Service to Sport Award

Previously know as the Green Award, this award

  • Recognises a student or non-student who has shown outstanding service, team spirit, leadership and contribution to sport either through a volunteer or manager position; or
  • Recognises a person who was deemed by the Sports Awards Committee to have displayed exemplary skill and sportsmanship at UniSport Nationals Div1 and/or Div2.
2017 recipients
  • Jacqueline Gofton - Cheer & Dance
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