University of Michigan Athletes of the Year

Since 1982

Ferlic and Romero photo
2016 Athletes of the Year: Mason Ferlic (track/cross country) and Sierra Romero (softball)

Year Male Recipient Female Recipient
1982 Butch Woolfolk, football ---
1983 Anthony Carter, football Sue Frederick-Foster, track/cross country
1984 Stefan Humphries, football Mary Mactaggart, tennis
1985 Barry Larkin, baseball Sue Schroeder, track/cross country
1986 Mike Hammerstein, football Cathy Schmidt, track/cross country
1987 Jim Harbaugh, football Alicia Seegert, softball
1988 *Jim Abbott, baseball Mary Fischbach, diving
1989 Glen Rice, basketball Ann Colloton, swimming
1990 Brent Lang, swimming Ann Colloton, swimming
1991 Mike Barrowman, swimming Lisa Anderson, swimming
1992 *Desmond Howard, football Mindy Gehrs, swimming
1993 Vacated #Lara Hooiveld, swimming
1994 Gustavo Borges, swimming Molly McClimon, track/cross country
1995 *Tom Dolan, swimming Beth Wymer, gymnastics
1996 Tom Dolan, swimming Sara Griffin, softball
1997 Brendan Morrison, ice hockey Anne Kampfe, swimming
Kelly Holmes, softball
1998 *Charles Woodson, football #Sara Griffin, softball
1999 Justin Toman, gymnastics Katie McGregor, track/cross country
2000 Michael Harris, golf
Scott Vetere, gymnastics
Sarah Cain, gymnastics
2001 Anthony Thomas, football Kelli Gannon, field hockey
2002 Dan Ketchum, swimming Katie Jazwinski, track
2003 Nate Brannen, track/cross country April Fronzoni, field hockey
2004 Chris Perry, football Elise Ray, gymnastics
2005 Braylon Edwards, football #Jennie Ritter, softball
2006 *Peter Vanderkaay, swimming Jennie Ritter, softball
2007 Andrew Ellerton, track Anna Willard, track
2008 Kevin Porter, ice hockey Tiffany Ofili, track
2009 Steve Luke, wrestling Tiffany Ofili, track
2010 Chris Cameron, gymnastics Lexi Zimmerman, volleyball
2011 Kellen Russell, wrestling
Sam Mikulak, gymnastics
Kylee Botterman, gymnastics
2012 Kellen Russell, wrestling Felice Mueller, rowing
2013 Connor Jaeger, swimming Joanna Sampson, gymnastics
2014 Connor Jaeger, swimming Joanna Sampson, gymnastics
2015 Zach Hyman, ice hockey Sierra Romero, softball
2016 Mason Ferlic, track/cross country Sierra Romero, softball

* Big Ten Conference Jesse Owens Athlete of the Year
# Big Ten Conference Suzy Favor Athlete of the Year