Moore named semifinalist for
Moore, a junior shortstop at Army, was named one of 14 nominees
for the 2009 AAU Sullivan Award.
Presented annually since 1930, the award honors
the top amateur athlete in the nation. The Sullivan Award is
based on leadership, character, sportsmanship and the ideals of
Click here to vote for the 2009 AAU Sullivan Award.
Based on voting results, a list of finalists will be announced
in the next two weeks.
The Sullivan Award Reception and Presentation
will occur on April 14 at The New York Athletic Club in New York
A native of Greensboro, N.C., Moore was First
Team All-Patriot League and Third Team All-America by the
American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) in 2009. He was one
of 15 semifinalists for the Brooks Wallace Award, given to the
top shortstop in the country by the College Baseball Foundation.
Moore batted .395 with 18 doubles, five triples, 11 home runs,
58 runs and 65 RBI. He posted an on-base percentage of .494, a
slugging percentage of .724 and a fielding average of .971.
Moore is the only college baseball player to be
named a semifinalist. Other collegians among the nominees
include Mark Ingram, Heisman Trophy winner from Alabama, and
Tina Charles, a member of Connecticut’s women’s basketball team.
The 14 nominees are:
Angela Bizzarri, cross country
Zak Boggs, soccer
Duran Caferro Jr., boxing
Tina Charles, basketball
Troy Dumais, diving
Armanti Edwards, football
Erin Hamlin, luge
Megan Hodge, volleyball
Mark Ingram, football
Clint Moore, baseball
Amy Palmiero-Winters, paralympic ultra marathon
Sanya Richards, track and field
Jennifer Song, golf
Rebecca Soni, swimming
Recent winners of the Sullivan Award include
Shawn Johnson (gymnastics) in 2008, Tim Tebow (football) in
2007, Jessica Long (paralympic swimming) in 2006, J.J. Redick
(basketball) in 2005, Paul Hamm (gymnastics) in 2004, Michael
Phelps (swimming) in 2003, Sarah Hughes (figure skating) in 2002
and Michelle Kwan (figure skating) in 2001.
(photo courtesy of Army Media Relations Office)