SILVER ANNIVERSARY AWARDS
The Silver Anniversary Awards recognize six distinguished former student-athletes on their 25th anniversary as college graduates.
1974 -- Eugene T. Rossides (Columbia) Football
1976 -- Samuel H. Greenawalt (Penn) Football & Squash
1977 -- Richard W. Kazmaier (Princeton) Football
1983 -- Richard J. Censits (Penn) Basketball
1984 -- Stephan Friedman (Cornell) Wrestling
1985 -- Paul J. Choquette Jr. (Brown) Football & Track
1990 -- Arthur J. Roberts (Columbia) Football, Basketball & Baseball
1991 -- Tone N. Grant (Yale) Football & Lacrosse
1993 -- Donald A. Schollander (Yale) Swimming
1994 -- Calvin Hill (Yale) Football
1995 -- Kwaku Ohene-Frempong (Yale) Soccer, Track & Field
1996 -- Kurt L. Schmoke (Yale) Football & Lacrosse
1997 -- Jack Ford (Yale) Football
1998 -- Larie Mifflin (Yale) Field Hockey
2000 -- Lisa Rosenblum (Yale) Tennis
2004 -- Virginia Anne Gilder (Yale) Rowing
2005 -- Gary Lawrence (Yale) Ice Hockey
2006 -- Susan Wellington (Yale) Women's Swimming & Softball
2007 -- Gail (Koziara) Boudreaux (Dartmouth) Basketball & Track & Field; Steve Jordan (Brown) Football; Patricia Melton (Yale) Track & Field
2011 -- Lisa Caputa (Brown) Field Hockey & Lacrosse
2013 -- Bob Cottingham (Columbia) Fencing
NCAA TODAY'S VIII AWARDS
The Today's Top VIII Awards provide the Association with the opportunity to honor eight outstanding senior student-athletes of the preceding calendar year.
1978 -- Daniel R. Mackesey (Cornell) Lacrosse & Soccer
1991 -- Meredith L. Rainey (Harvard) Track & Field
1999 -- Emily Stauffer (Harvard) Soccer
2000 -- Josh Sims (Princeton) Lacrosse
2006 -- Nick Hartigan (Brown) Football
2007 -- Allison Crocker (Dartmouth) Skiing & Rowing
2011 -- Jeff Spear (Columbia) Fencing
NCAA ELITE 89 AWARDS
Established by the NCAA prior to the 2009-10 academic year, the Elite 89 Awards are presented to the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade-point average participating at the finals site for each of the NCAA's 89 championships.
2010 -- Jeff Spear (Columbia) Fencing
2011 -- Noam Mills (Harvard) Fencing; Petra Weiss (Brown) Rowing
2012 -- Christine McIntosh (Cornell) Fencing, Amanda Tremaglio (Cornell) Rowing
NCAA INSPIRATION AWARD
A special award that is not presented on an annual basis. Selection is based on inspirational action occurring before the NCAA Honors Celebration.
2003 -- Amanda Walton (Yale '02) Field Hockey & Lacrosse
2006 -- John Doar (Princeton '44) Basketball
2008 -- James MacLaren (Yale '85) Football & Lacrosse
NCAA SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD
Created and first awarded in 1999, the NCAA Sportsmanship Award is given each year to one man and one woman who have demonstrated one or more of the ideals of sportsmanship, including fairness, civility, honesty, unselfishness, respect and responsibility.
2009 -- Aleksandra "Ola" Mackiewicz (Brown) Fencing
NCAA WOMAN OF THE YEAR FINALISTS
The NCAA Woman of the Year Award honors senior student-athletes who have distinguished themselves throughout their collegiate careers in the areas of academic achievement, athletics excellence, service and leadership.
1991 -- Kristine Campbell (Yale)
1992 -- Catherine Sharkey (Yale)
1992 -- Jennifer Cobb (Cornell)
1999 -- Emily Stauffer (Harvard)
1999 -- Suzanne Eastman (Dartmouth)
2002 -- Jamiee Reynolds (Cornell)
2012 -- Alexi Pappas (Dartmouth)
THEODORE ROOSEVELT AWARD
The "Teddy" award is the highest honor the NCAA may confer on an individual.
Named after President Theodore Roosevelt, whose concern for the conduct of intercollegiate athletics led to the formation of the NCAA in 1906, this annual award is given to an individual "for whom competitive athletics in college and attention to physical well-being thereafter have been important factors in a distinguished career of national significance and achievement."
More specifically,"The Theodore Roosevelt Award shall be presented annually to a distinguished citizen of national reputation and outstanding accomplishment who -- having graduated from an NCAA member institution and having earned a varsity athletics award in college or having participated in competitive intercollegiate athletics in college -- has by a continuing interest and concern for physical fitness and competitive sport and by personal example exemplified most clearly and forcefully the ideals and purposes to which collegiate athletics programs and amateur sports competition are dedicated."
1968 -- Leverett Saltonstall (Harvard '14) Rowing, Football & Ice Hockey
U.S. Senator; Governor, Massachusetts
1972 -- Jerome H. Holland (Cornell '39) Football
U.S. Ambassador to Sweden
1986 -- George H.W. Bush (Yale '48) Baseball
President of the United States
2006 -- Robert Kraft (Columbia '63) Lightweight Football
Philanthropist/Owner of New England Patriots