National Champs Get An ESPY


Tuesday, February 13th 2001, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


LAS VEGAS - The Oklahoma Sooners snagged an ESPY at the MGM Grand hotel-casino Monday night. Here's a list of all the winners in the 2001 ESPY Awards:

  • College Team of the Year - Oklahoma Sooners
  • Action Sports Performer - Shaun Palmer, snowboarder
  • Auto Racing - Bobby Labonte
  • Baseball - Pedro Martinez
  • Men's College Basketball - Kenyon Martin, Cincinnati
  • Women's College Basketball - Tamika Catchings, Tennessee
  • Men's Pro Basketball - Shaquille O'Neal
  • Women's Pro Basketball - Sheryl Swoopes
  • Bowling - Walter Ray Williams, Jr.
  • Boxing - Felix Trinidad
  • College Football Player- Chris Weinke, Florida State
  • Pro Football Player- Marshall Faulk
  • Men's Golf - Tiger Woods
  • Women's Golf - Karrie Webb
  • Hockey - Chris Pronger
  • Jockey - Kent Desormeaux
  • Soccer - Mia Hamm
  • Men's Tennis - Pete Sampras
  • Women's Tennis - Venus Williams
  • Men's Track & Field - Maurice Greene
  • Women's Track & Field - Marion Jones
  • Memorable Performance - Cathy Freeman
  • Most Spectacular Play - Antonio Freeman: Catch vs. Vikings on Nov. 6th
  • Championship Performance - Tiger Woods: Won U.S. Open by a record 15 strokes
  • Come from Behind Performance - Tiger Woods: Winning at Pebble Beach, after being seven down with seven holes to go
  • Record Breaking Performance - Pete Sampras: Breaks Roy Emerson's men's Grand Slam singles championships record
  • Breakthrough Athlete - Daunte Culpepper, Vikings
  • Comeback Athlete - Andres Galarraga, Braves
  • Female Athlete - Marion Jones
  • Male Athlete - Tiger Woods
  • Coach/Manager - Joe Torre
  • Team of the Year - New York Yankees
  • Arthur Ashe Award For Courage - Cathy Freeman
  • Female U.S. Olympic Athlete of the Year - Marion Jones
  • Male U.S. Olympic Athlete of the Year - Rulon Gardner
  • ESPY Lifetime Achievement Award - Jack Nicklaus