On Tuesday 9th May Cardiff Met celebrated another year of sporting success at The Mercure Holland House. The Awards evening was presented by the commanding Neil Hennessey and guest presenters included Vice Chancellor Cara Aitchison. The Rt Hon, the Lord Mayor of Cardiff, Cllr Monica Walsh and Chief Executive of Sport Wales Sarah Powell.
Cardiff Met Sports Awards highlights and celebrates the achievements of Cardiff Met students. Awards recognize top sporting achievement, improved performance, club organization and community work. The event encompasses all aspects of university sporting life and the evening was a fantastic display of the talented and dedicated students of Cardiff Met.
Thank you to Wilmott Dixon for supporting the awards evening and thank you to Rhino Teamwear and Pinnacle Lettings for their continued support of Cardiff Met SU Sport throughout the year.
Congratulations to all who were shortlisted for awards, and off course the winners! Below is a summary of the awards presented on the evening.
The Frank Cartmell Trophy – Best Student Administrator/Organiser
Robert Mant - Men’s Futsal
The Darren Griffiths Trophy – The most successful student not in the school of sport
James Wilcox - Korfball
The Most Improved Team – An award recognising meritorious performance
Men’s Basketball 1st
The Most Improved Individual – An award recognising Meritorious Performance
Amy Odunaiya - Athletics
Services to Cardiff Met Sport - For Outstanding Contributions to student sport
Sarah Wagstaff - Basketball
The Athletic Union Award of Merit
Morgan Jones - Athletics (pictured below accepted on his behalf)
Sport Cardiff Community Sport Award
Pinnacle Campus Sport Coordinator of the Year
The President’s Cup
Alex Dombrandt - Men’s Rugby
Fresher of the Year – A first year student who has shown outstanding ability
Scott Oates - Men’s Badminton
The RHINO Teamwear Most Valuable Player - The most influential team member
Judit Fritz - Women’s Basketball
The Principal’s Award presented at the discretion of the Vice Chancellor
The Sportec Trophy – Coach of the Year
Christian Edwards - Men’s Football
The Stuart Griffiths “Club of the Year”
Willmott Dixon Sports Personality of the Year
Jasmine Joyce - Women’s Rugby