Nogueira, Hill named ACC's top athletes | Sports
Sports
INDY Week's sports blog

Archives | RSS | Follow on | Add on  

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Nogueira, Hill named ACC's top athletes

Posted by on Thu, Jul 30, 2009 at 7:34 PM

click to enlarge unknown.jpg

N.C. State's Matt Hill and UNC's Casey Nogueira have been named the ACC male and female athletes of the year in a vote by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association.

Hill was the NCAA individual golf champion while Nogueira (pictured) was national women's soccer player of the year and led the Tar Heels to the NCAA title.

Hill is the first golfer ever to receive the McKevlin Award as the top male athlete. He is also the only golfer besides Tiger Woods in 1996 to win conference, regional and national titles in the same year.

Hill received 20 votes to nine for Florida State football player Myron Rolle.

Nogueira, a rising senior from Raleigh, is the first UNC woman to win the Garber Award since fellow soccer player Cindy Parlow was honored in 1999. She scored both goals in UNC's 2-1 win comeback win over Notre Dame in Cary that gave the program its 20th NCAA title.

Nogueira got 18 first-place votes to 13 for Duke tennis player Mallory Cecil.

Tags: , , , , , , ,

Pin It

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

INDY Week publishes all kinds of comments, but we don't publish everything.

  • Comments that are not contributing to the conversation will be removed.
  • Comments that include ad hominem attacks will also be removed.
  • Please do not copy and paste the full text of a press release.

Permitted HTML:
  • To create paragraphs in your comment, type <p> at the start of a paragraph and </p> at the end of each paragraph.
  • To create bold text, type <b>bolded text</b> (please note the closing tag, </b>).
  • To create italicized text, type <i>italicized text</i> (please note the closing tag, </i>).
  • Proper web addresses will automatically become links.

Latest in Sports



Twitter Activity

Most Recent Comments

This was a great read until we got to the World Cup part (who knows or cares, this is America) …

by ProudlyUnaffiliated on A short history of the Dutch in South Africa, 1652-2010 (Sports)

what i gonna to do is to be my hero and be awesome, just like them, cannot change history and …

by heartnecklace on A short history of the Dutch in South Africa, 1652-2010 (Sports)

wwe is too violate, if some can fix it that will be okay.

by heartnecklace on Should North Carolina State try to suplex the WWE? (Sports)

I find myself not caring about any of this. Amazing how such a "strong, proud, powerful people" could lose the …

by 10yearwalk on A short history of the Dutch in South Africa, 1652-2010 (Sports)

Gaffe-r is right...he f8cks up all the time. "A lot of success over the last 3 years"....less smoke blows out …

by DonGarbageBlows on Colin Clarke returns as head coach of Carolina RailHawks (Sports)

Comments

This was a great read until we got to the World Cup part (who knows or cares, this is America) …

by ProudlyUnaffiliated on A short history of the Dutch in South Africa, 1652-2010 (Sports)

what i gonna to do is to be my hero and be awesome, just like them, cannot change history and …

by heartnecklace on A short history of the Dutch in South Africa, 1652-2010 (Sports)

Most Read

No recently-read stories.

Visit the archives…

© 2016 Indy Week • 201 W. Main St., Suite 101, Durham, NC 27701 • phone 919-286-1972 • fax 919-286-4274
RSS Feeds | Powered by Foundation