Past Recipients - Sports Person Of The Year

The Sports Person of the Year finalists are selected from nominated students of the University who are proceeding toward a degree or diploma and who have an outstanding sporting record in the previous academic year.

2017 Kyle Middleton
Motorcycling
2016 Keenan Derry
Barefoot Water Skiing
2015 Tara Andrews
Football
2014 Matthew Graham
Snow Skiing (Moguls)
2013 Sophie Stanwell
Athletics
2012 Celia Sullohern
Cross Country
2011 Laura Harris
Triathlon
2010 Ben Kantarovski
Football 
2009 Shelley Clark
Swimming
2008 Margaret Watson
Rugby
2007 Lauren Colthorpe
Football
2006 Heath Francis
Athletics
2005 Christie Dawes
Athletics
2004 Lisa Wright
Surf Life Saving
2003 James Beasley
Swimming
2002 Wang Chiung Siang
Badminton
2001 Steven Coombes
Cricket
2000 Michael Lancey
Windsurfing
1999 Justin Norris
Swimming
1998 Martin Kelly
Judo
1997 Gemma Dashwood
Swimming
1996 Alison Dally
Hockey
1995 Alison Dally
Hockey
1994 Elizabeth Heslop
Tumbling
1993 Elizabeth Heslop
Tumbling
1992 Anthony Ekert
Rugby Union
1991 Peter Christie
Tumbling
1990 Liesl Tesch
Basketball
1989 Anthony Ekert
Rugby Union
1988 Emma Halliday
Women’s Hockey
1987 Jane Horsley
Diving
1986 David Lightfoot
Athletics
1985 Terry Farrell
Orienteering
1984 Terry Farrell
Orienteering
1983 Robert Haberl
Table Tennis
1982 Terry Farrell
Orienteering
1981 Carolyn Connors
Swimming
1980 William Wileman
Rugby Union
1977 Graeme Walsh
Rugby Union
1977 David Willett
Cricket
1976 Jeffrey Andrew
Cricket
1975 Graeme Walsh
Rugby Union
1973 John Wondergem
Rugby League
1972 Robert Wilkinson
Rugby Union
1971 Donald Henderson
Badminton
1969 Michael Goldman
Rugby Union
1968 Wayne Kingston
Rugby Union
1966 Margaret Clark
Rowing
1965 John Rowland
Rugby
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