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2014-03-20 12:28:49

WNBA All-Star Maya Moore Surprises Standout with Elite Honor MANVEL, Texas, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 29(th) year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, recently announced Brianna Turner of Manvel High School (Manvel, Texas) as its 2013-14 Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year. Turner was surprised with the news at school by Minnesota Lynx forward and WNBA All-Star Maya Moore,...

2013-05-23 16:20:47

LOS ANGELES, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA) will present Purdue University women's basketball player, Andrea "Drey" Mingo of Atlanta, Ga., with The Honda Inspiration Award as part of its live telecast of the 2013 Honda Cup on ESPNU on Monday, June 24(th) at the USC Galen Center Founders Room in Los Angeles, Calif. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111209/LA20211LOGO) Mingo has overcome the type of adversity in life that most people...

2013-04-19 12:24:43

LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Elena Delle Donne from the University of Delaware, the WNBA's first-round draft pick and second overall to the Chicago Sky, has received the Honda Sports Award for basketball and becomes a finalist for the Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year and the 2013 Honda Cup. The Collegiate Women's Sports Awards will present the Honda Cup live on ESPNU, June 24(th) at the USC Galen Center Founder's Room in Los Angeles. (Logo:...

2012-06-23 14:21:17

LOS ANGELES, June 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Brittney Griner, who electrified basketball audiences with her two-handed dunks and formidable shot blocking, is the 2012 Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year and recipient of the Honda Cup. Griner was presented the prestigious award Sunday in a live telecast from the ESPN Studios in downtown Los Angeles. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120623/LA29579 ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111209/LA20211LOGO ) "On the 40th...

2012-06-18 10:20:08

LOS ANGELES, June 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA) confirmed today Brittney Griner of Baylor University, Teresa Noyola of Stanford University, and Keilani Ricketts of the University of Oklahoma have been named the Top Three finalists for the 36th Annual Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year and the prestigious Honda Cup, to be announced live on ESPNU on Saturday, June 23 at 3:00 p.m. Eastern, 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time. (Logo:...

2012-05-09 14:22:48

LOS ANGELES, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- When Elena Delle Donne entered the University of Connecticut in 2008, she was doing what was expected from the nation's top high school basketball player -- joining an elite collegiate program. What she did next -- leaving UConn to transfer to the University of Delaware -- was a decision from the heart. Older sister Lizzie, born with cerebral palsy, "is my angel and my motivation," Delle Donne would later explain to the media of her return home to...

2012-03-15 17:30:00

CICERO, N.Y., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 27th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with ESPNHS today announced Breanna Stewart of Cicero-North Syracuse High School (Cicero, N.Y.) as its 2011-12 Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year. Stewart was surprised with the news in class by Indiana Fever forward Tamika Catchings, who won Gatorade Texas Girls Basketball Player of the Year honors in 1996-97....

2011-08-29 15:57:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- When: Wednesday, August 31, 2011 Time: 3-5pm Where: Jamba Juice 331-A Santa Monica Blvd (4th & Santa Monica) Santa Monica, CA 90401 Parking available at public lots around the store. Jamba Juice and the Los Angeles Sparks' Ticha Penicheiro and DeLisha Milton-Jones join Banana Man and Sparky to promote their second year as partners and ask people to...

2011-03-17 12:15:00

SANTA ANA, Calif., March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In its 26th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with ESPN RISE, today announced Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis of Mater Dei High School (Santa Ana, Calif.) as its 2010-11 Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year. Mosqueda-Lewis was surprised with the news in a varsity girls basketball team meeting by three-time WNBA MVP Lisa Leslie, who won Gatorade National Girls Basketball...

2009-03-18 12:00:00

Indiana standout named nation's top high school performer SOUTH BEND, Ind., March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In its third decade of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in partnership with ESPN RISE, today announced senior guard Skylar Diggins of Washington High School (South Bend, Ind.) as its 2008-09 Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year. The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic...