2018 Jim Nantz Award Winner

Katie Emmer, Sr, St. Cloud State University
The nation’s most outstanding collegiate sports broadcaster for 2018.

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2018 Jim Nantz Award Announcement

2017 Jim Nantz Award winner Nate Gatter with a special message for the 2018 winner.

2018 STAA All-Americans


Evan Stockton
Sr, Syracuse University


Jack Benjamin
Sr, Santa Clara University


Mick Tidrow
Sr, Ball State University


Matt Jarecki
Jr, Northern Arizona University


Blaine McCormick
Jr, Arizona State University

Top 20

  1. Katie Emmer (St. Cloud State, Sr.)
  2. Evan Stockton (Syracuse, Sr.)
  3. Jack Benjamin (Santa Clara U., Sr.)
  4. Mick Tidrow (Ball State, Sr.)
  5. Matt Jarecki (Northern Arizona U., Jr.)
  6. Blaine McCormick (Arizona State U., Jr.)
  7. Noah Eagle (Syracuse, Jr.)
  8. Tyler Paley (Arizona State, Sr.)
  9. Jake Marsh (Syracuse, Sr.)
  10. Drew Carer (Syracuse, Jr.)
  11. Blake DeVine (Florida State, Jr.)
  12. Troy Lynch (Arizona State, Sr.)
  13. Will Greer (Northwestern, Sr.)
  14. Cory Stace (Ball State, Sr.)
  15. Alex Flum (Maryland, Sr.)
  16. Zach Mackey (U. of Iowa, Sr.)
  17. Chris Venzon (Syracuse, Jr.)
  18. Cooper Boardman (Syracuse, Fr.)
  19. Josh Schaefer (Arizona State, So.)
  20. Tyler Aki (Syracuse, Jr.)

Honorable Mention (alphabetical): Cody Clark (Delta State, Sr.), Chaz Frazier (ASU, Sr), Eliav Gabay (Arizona State, Jr.), Scotty Gange (Arizona State U., Fr.), Gabe Genovisi (Ohio U., Jr), Dana Grey (Syracuse, Jr.), Courtney Robb (Indiana, Sr.), Jason Ross (Okland Community College, So.), Niklas Valdiserri (Notre Dame, Sr), Ryan Vallon (Bowling Green U., So.)

2018 Jim Nantz Award Judges

Paul Allen, Minnesota Vikings
Josh Appel, 2016 Jim Nantz Award Winner
Adam Cavalier, 2009 Jim Nantz Award Winner
Alex Faust, 2011 Jim Nantz Award Winner
Kevin Fitzgerald, 2014 Jim Nantz Award Winner
Nate Gatter, 2017 Jim Nantz Award Winner
Mike Leslie, WFAA Dallas
Ross Lippman, 2013 Jim Nantz Award Winner
Bill Spaulding, 2012 Jim Nantz Award Winner