A History Of Every New York Gatorade Award Winner - Girls


As the 2020 Season comes to an end, the Overall Gatorade Choices are being released. The award has been around for decades, and plenty of New Yorkers have made their name in history. We outline both the Track & Field award winners, as well as those in the recently added Cross Country category


Track & Field NY Gatorade Athlete Of The Year

  Name Team Note Section
1986 Therese Devlin Wantagh 4:26.0 @ 1500m 8
1987 Kim Batten East HS 60.94 @ 400H 5
1988 Christine Gentile Babylon 4:31.14 @ 1500m 11
1989 Cheri Goddard Saratoga 9:31.9 @ 3000m 2
1990 Jennifer Finnegan Sidney 4:27.0 @ 1500m 4
1991 Jen Norton East Islip 4:40i @ 1500m 11
1992 Stacey Schroeder Grand Island 172-0 @ Discus 6
1993 Karen Elliot Penfield 60.13 @ 400H 5
1994 Erin Davis Saratoga 35:24.97 @ 10000m 2
1995 Gina LoMonaco Half Hollow Hills 170-5 @ Discus 11
1996 Tamieka Grizzle George Washington 2:04.55 @ 800m PSAL
1997 Keyon Soley Uniondale 11.40 @ 100m 8
1998 Keyon Soley Uniondale 20-10.75 @ Long Jump 8
1999 Jen Donovan Half Hollow Hills 9:42.41 @ 3000m 11
2000 Shenae Dawkins New Rochelle 60.73 @ 400H 1
2001 Stacey Ann Livingston Boys & Girls 2:06.16i @ 800m PSAL
2002 Molly Huddle Elmira-Notre Dame 4:22.1 @ 1500m 4
2003 Nicole Blood Saratoga 10:27.61i @ Two Miles 2
2004 Nicole Blood Saratoga 9:24.03 @ 3000m 2
2005 Mary Saxer Lancaster 14-2i @ Pole Vault 6
2006 Lindsey Ferguson Saratoga 6:36.05 @ 2k Steeple 2
2007 Dalilah Muhammad Benjamin Cardozo 57.09 @ 400H PSAL
2008 Charlene Lipsey Hempstead 2:05.83 @ 800m 8
2009 Shelby Greany Suffern 6:33.7 @ 2k Steeple 1
2010 Melissa Kurzdorfer Lancaster 50-6 @ Shot Put 6
2011 Aisling Cuffe Cornwall 4:18.36i @ 1500m 9
2012 Mary Cain Bronxville 2:03.34 @ 800m 1
2013 Sabrina Southerland Benjamin Cardozo 2:03.59i @ 800m PSAL
2014 Zola Golden Arlington 52.82 @ 400m 1
2015 Sammy Watson Rush-Henrietta 2:47.27 @ 1000m 5
2016 Sammy Watson Rush-Henrietta 4:22.09 @ 1500m 5
2017 Sammy Watson Rush-Henrietta 2:00.78 @ 800m 5
2018 Katelyn Tuohy North Rockland 4:33.87 @ Mile 1
2019 Katelyn Tuohy North Rockland 4:19.72i @ 1500m 1
2020 Katelyn Tuohy North Rockland 4:20.81i @ 1500m 1


Cross Country NY Gatorade Athlete Of The Year

  Name Team Note Section
2007 Emily Lipari Roslyn 6th @ FL 8
2008 Emily Lipari Roslyn 11th @ FL 8
2009 Aisling Cuffe Cornwall 4th @ FL 9
2010 Aisling Cuffe Cornwall 1st @ FL 9
2011 Jillian Fanning Fayetteville-Manlius Team Champ @ NXN 3
2012 Bella Burda Arlington 45th @ NXN 1
2013 Jessica Lawson Corning 27th @ FL 4
2014 Bella Burda Arlington 44th @ NXN 1
2015 Jessica Lawson Corning 11th @ FL 4
2016 Kelsey Chmiel Saratoga 5th @ NXN 2
2017 Katelyn Tuohy North Rockland 1st @ NXN 1
2018 Katelyn Tuohy North Rockland 1st @ NXN 1
2019 Katelyn Tuohy North Rockland 1st @ NXN 1