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.
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 2016 nominees and recipients.
Individual award categories
Blues (Individual Awardees)
Recognising outstanding sporting performance representing University, country and or state.
- Kaitlyn Wkartschuk
- Jack Saunders
- Daniel Bailey
- Casey Morrison
- Nicholas Gonzalez
- Noah Jenney
- Brayden Pastore
- Ella Bertacchini
- Luke Marko Rawlings
- Robert Rovetto
- Sarah Szczykulski
- Sergei Evglevski
- Jaeyheok Lee
- Phong Tran
- Jack Murphy
- Dion Finocchiaro
Sport Person of the Year
Awarded to the best performing student (male and female):
- Lauren Staveley - snowboarding
- Todd Hodgetts OAM - shot put.
Jacinta Carroll – Academic and Sporting Excellence
Where a student has achieved outstanding performance both sporting and academically.
- Easton Wood - AFL Western Bulldogs
Club & team award categories
Recognising outstanding service to the development and maintenance of sporting clubs and representative teams (students and non-students).
- Brodie Collins – beach/indoor volleyball
- Rebecca Ross - basketball
- Hannah Topp - tennis
Sport Club of the Year
Awarded to club competing in community sporting association that has achieved significant success and improvement from previous year.
- Victoria University Western Spurs Football Club
Team of the Year
Awarded for outstanding team achievement at the Australian University Games or an Australian University Championship.
- Basketball - men
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