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The Solent Sports Awards are held each year in recognition of the teams and individuals who have represented the University at local, national and international competitions. You've missed this year's awards, but watch this space for information about the 2017 event.

Sports awards 2016

The 2016 Solent Sports Awards took place on Tuesday 10 May at the O2 Guildhall Southampton. Hosted by veteran broadcaster Tony Husband and attended by hundreds of Solent Sport athletes, the event was a well deserved celebration after an excellent year of Solent Sport.

Choosing winners after such a successful year really put the judges through their paces, but on the night the awards went to:

Pharmanutricals Sports Man of the Year Award
Outstanding individual performances over the 2015-2016 sporting year.
Jesse Waller-Lassen (Team Solent Football Men)

Pharmanutricals Sports Woman of the Year Award 
Outstanding individual performances over the 2015-2016 sporting year.
Lia Stephenson (Solent Sport High Performance Academy HPA triple jumper)

Coliseum Coaches Male Newcomer of the Year Award
First year student who has shown outstanding performance in their specific club.
Danny Ricks (Team Solent Men’s Table Tennis)

Coliseum Coaches Female Newcomer of the Year
First year student who has shown outstanding performance in their specific club.
Sophie Baker (Team Solent Boxing and Solent Sport High Performance Academy athlete)

Wooden Spoon Male Contribution of the Year 
Outstanding commitment and contribution to the development of their specific sports club over a sustained period of two years or more.
Fred Notman (Team Solent Men’s Hockey)

Rainha Fightwear Female Contribution of the Year 
Outstanding commitment and contribution to the development of their specific sports club over a sustained period of two years or more.
Melanie Saunders (Team Solent Women’s Football)

Perform Better Club of the Year
On and off the sporting pitch/court, the club who has provided the more efficient and effective development and organisation.
Team Solent Sub Aqua

Wellingtons Signs & Designs Team of the Year (BUCS League)
Best performance within the BUCS Leagues.
Team Solent Basketball (mens)

Core Health & Fitness Team of the Year (BUCS Cups)
Best performance within the BUCS knockout Cup competitions.
Table Tennis

Matchtech Team of the Year (Local Leagues/cups)
Best performance with the local league leagues and cups
Team Solent Football (mens)

Canon Coach of the Year
The Team Solent coach who has shown outstanding commitment and dedication to the development of the club and its members.
James Taylor (Team Solent Men’s Football)

SUCCEEDin Solent Sport Community Development Award
The student who has shown outstanding work and commitment to sports development initiatives with Solent Sport.
Matt Ellerby

Sunsail Rising Star of the Year 
Young athlete (12-18 years old) who achieved outstanding individual performances over the 2015-2016 sporting year.
Zakariya Mohammed (Southampton Talented Athlete Scheme)

Southampton Football Club Outstanding Sporting Achievement – (Individual)
Individual who achieved an outstanding performance at a recognised event in 2015-2016.
Kelly Simm (High Performance Academy – HPA)

The Student Housing Company Outstanding Sporting Achievement (Team)
Team who achieved an outstanding performance at a recognised event in 2015-2016
Team Solent Football (mens)

Get in touch

For more information about 2017's sports awards or to find out how you can become a sponsor, please ring 023 8201 6412 or email jeremie.molho@solent.ac.uk.

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