Victoria University (VU) has a long and proud tradition of sporting excellence. Some of our students have represented Australia at the Olympic and Commonwealth Games. Many have competed at the World University Games and Championships.
The great sporting achievements of our students are recognised through our annual VU Sport Awards.
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VU Sport Awards
At the annual Victoria University Sport Awards we celebrate the achievements of past and present students. The award categories recognise outstanding sporting performance and service by individuals, teams and clubs across VU.
Congratulations to all the 2015 nominees and recipients.
Individual award categories
Blues (Individual Awardees)
Recognising outstanding sporting performance representing University, country and or state.
- Jem Gibbs
- Todd Hodgetts OAM
- Liam McInerney
- Lauren Scherf
- Nikki Spencer
- Madison Tormey
- Azizulhasni Awang
- Alex Welsh
- Frank Barilla
- Masih Safi
- Vani Shamoon
- Beau Summers
- Aoife Coughlan
- Eoin Coughlan
- Angus Robinson
- Munhyeng Lee
- Hyeonki Min
- Jonghwan Seo
- Michael Ridley
- Clare Cherry
Sport Person of the Year
Awarded to the best performing student (male and female):
- Gronya Somerville – Badminton
- Todd Hodgetts OAM – Shot Put
Jacinta Carroll – Academic and Sporting Excellence
- Brea Roadley – Kayak-Canoe Marathon
Club and team award categories
Recognising outstanding service to the development and maintenance of sporting clubs and representative teams (students and non-students).
- Patrick Kirley – Beach/Indoor Volleyball
- James Pitkin – Hockey
- Brendan Smith – Athletics/Cross Country
Sport Club of the Year
Awarded to club competing in community sporting association that has achieved significant success and improvement from previous year.
- VU Volleyball Club
Team of the Year
Awarded for outstanding team achievement at the Australian University Games or an Australian University Championship.
- Beach Volleyball Women
Nominations are now open and close on Friday 7 October.
Victoria University Sport Hall of Fame
Inductees into the VU sport hall of fame are retired elite sport players who are VU graduates and recognises that they have achieved outstanding, sustained performance in an elite sport.
|Year of induction||Athlete's name||Sport|
|2011||Brad Johnson||Australian Rules|
|2010||Peter Thomson AO CBE||Golf|
|2008||Rachael Dacy||Pole Vault|
For further information on VU's sport awards contact:
Scott Cashmere, Sport Services Manager
Phone: + 61 3 9919 4433