Congratulations to all our 19th Greater Cleveland Sports Awards winners!
Local sports and media outlets were invited to nominate athletes and select finalists from Northeast Ohio from the following nine counties: Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, Stark and Summit.
The finalists in the following categories were based on highest number of votes: male and female high school athlete of the year, male and female collegiate athlete of the year and professional athlete of the year.
Winners from each category are listed below. Award winners were annouced live at the 19th Greater Cleveland Sports Award on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019.
Male High School Athlete of the Year presented by University Hospitals Sports Medicine
Malvin Gblah, Soccer, Lakewood High School, Lakewood
Female High School Athlete of the Year presented by University Hospitals Sports Medicine
Olivia Howell, Track & Field/Cross Country, Solon High School, Solon
Male Collegiate Athlete of the Year
University of Akron Men’s Soccer Team, Soccer, University of Akron, Akron
Female Collegiate Athlete of the Year
Rachel Bender, Soccer, Baldwin-Wallace University, Jackson
Professional Athlete of the Year presented by FOX Sports Ohio
Baker Mayfield, NFL, quarterback, Cleveland Browns
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