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The 'Cuse Awards: Kris Joseph, Shamarko Thomas Among Syracuse Athletes Honored

Fighting crime on the mean streets of 1973 Detroit, they are...The Walk Ons... (via <a href="" target="new">Griffin Hoffmann</a>)
Fighting crime on the mean streets of 1973 Detroit, they are...The Walk Ons... (via Griffin Hoffmann)

The sixth annual ‘Cuse Awards went down last night in Goldstein Auditorium as student-athletes from all Syracuse Orange men's and women's teams were honored for their hard work this past year.

Along with that fancy video that gave us the greatest thing we've ever seen, Floyd Little dancing on a table, they also handed out a whole bunch of awards to student-athletes and others involved with SU Athletics.

Full results and info here but the breakdown is below...

Male Performance of the Year: Jarrett Eaton, Track & Field, 2012 NCAA Division I 60-meter hurdles champion

Male Athletes of the Year: Jarrett Eaton, Track & Field (who was stylin')

Female Athlete of the Year: Lauren Penney, Track & Field, Syracuse’s first female cross country All-American.

Female Performance of the Year: Alyssa Murray, Women's Lacrosse

Coach of the Year: Softball coach Leigh Ross and Women’s Lacrosse coach Gary Gait

Men’s Team of the Year: Men's Basketball Team


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Women’s Team of the Year: Women's Lacrosse Team

Most Improved Team of the Year: Women's Lacrosse Team

2012 Doris Soladay Awards: Emily Harman (Tennis), Mike Dietrick (Rowing)

Syracuse Eight Award of Courage: Shamarko Thomas

Game of the Year: Syracuse's 64-63 win over the Wisconsin Badgers in the Sweet 16.

Shot of the Year: Michael Carter-Williams' "man-sized jam" against St. John's.

Play of the Year: Kris Joseph's decisive three-pointer to give Syracuse the win over the Georgetown Hoyas.

Male Rookie of the Year: Dyshawn Davis, Football

Female Rookie of the Year: Julie Wambold, Softball

Team Grade Point Average Award: Tennis

‘Cuse Cares Award: Men's Soccer

NACDA Award: Men's Basketball, who earned 73 points for the university.

Congrats to all the winners and to all the student-athletes who make Syracuse Athletics one of the best athletics programs in the nation.