UNBELIEVABLE! Clark is only the 10th basketball player to win the award, and Iowa wrestler Spencer Lee (2019) is the only other Hawkeye to win

Iowa’s Caitlin Clark joined yet another exclusive club on Tuesday, being named the winner of the 93rd AAU James E. Sullivan Award.

The honor has been presented annually since 1930 to “the most outstanding athlete at the collegiate or Olympic level in the United States.”

Clark is only the 10th basketball player to win the award, and Iowa wrestler Spencer Lee (2019) is the only other Hawkeye to win.

“I am incredibly humbled,” Clark said. “It is an honor to be selected for this prestigious award that elects a student-athlete that excels on the court and in the classroom. All the finalists are equally as deserving. It is special to represent the University of Iowa on this stage.”

Clark, who led the Hawkeyes to their first win at a Final Four and first NCAA championship game, also was named the 2023 Big Ten Female Athlete of the Year, CWSA Collegiate Woman Athlete of the Year, 2023 Naismith Award winner, Honda Cup winner, Wooden Award winner and Wade Trophy winner, Associated Press Player of the Year, Nancy Lieberman Point Guard Award winner, Dawn Staley Award winner and USBWA Ann Drysdale Player of the Year.

“Caitlin Clark is the epitome of what this award represents,” said Jo Mirza, AAU President. “We’re honored to have her name forever entwined with the AAU Sullivan Award and we can’t wait to see what she accomplishes next.”

The winner is determined by the AAU Sullivan Award Committee, AAU Board of Directors, sports media and past winners.

Previous basketball-playing winners are Bill Walton, Sabrina Ionescu, J.J. Redick, Breanna Stewart, Chamique Holdsclaw, Charlie Ward, Bill Bradley, Coco Miller and Kelly Miller.

For more Hawkeyes coverage, follow @HawkeyeHQ on Twitter and Facebook.

Caitlin Clark #22 celebrates after the Iowa Hawkeyes beat the South Carolina Gamecocks 77-73 during the 2023 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament Final Four semifinal game at American Airlines Center on March 31, 2023 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ron Jenkins/Getty Images)

Related Posts

LEBRON JAMES LEAVE BRONNY ALONE, HATERS!!! … ‘Let The Kid Be A Kid’

LeBron James is urging everyone who’s scrutinizing his son’s college basketball career to take a step back. He’s pleading with Bronny’s critics to give the young player…

Fans blame LeBron James after Bronny was left out of the NBA Mock Draft but the truth behind is even more painful!

Shortly after the news broke that Bronny James was dropped from ESPN’s 2024 NBA mock draft, his father LeBron James clapped back on X. It wasn’t long after sharing his thoughts that…

“God Wasn’t Gonna Double Bless You”: NFL Legend Slaps LeBron James With Harsh Reality Check on Son Bronny

LeBron James recently found himself in the spotlight yet again, this time for defending his son, Bronny James, against critiques and doubts surrounding his basketball career. ESPN’s…

Is Bryce James better than Bronny? When CBB analysts weighed in on LeBron James’ legacy passing to his sons

Bronny and Bryce James, the offspring of basketball legend LeBron James, are emerging talents in their own right, poised to carve their own paths in the basketball…

The Truth Behind Taylor Swift’s Birthday Ring: Debunking the Travis Kelce Speculation

The Truth Behind Taylor Swift’s Birthday Ring: Debunking the Travis Kelce Speculation credit – Getty imagesRecent rumors suggesting that NFL star Travis Kelce gifted Taylor Swift a…

Breaking the silence Andy Reid made an important statement about Taylor Swift for the first time amid the heat of her romance with Travis Kelce, but this omission of Taylor Swift was confirmed, causing the whole country to wake up..

Andy Reid reveals Taylor Swift baked POP-TARTS for the Kansas City Chiefs’ offensive linemen last season amid her romance with Travis Kelce… but the head coach didn’t…