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NAAA Major Awards

Each year during the Prizes and Awards presentation, held during Commissioning Week, the Naval Academy Athletic Association announces the recipients of its major awards for that year. These awards are the highest form of recognition the NAAA can bestow upon a student-athlete and the list of winners includes some of the most memorable and decorated Midshipmen in Navy athletic history.

2014-15 NAAA Major Award Winners
2015 Recipients (L to R): Christina Blair (women's cross country), Coaches' Calvert Award for Women; Joe Greenspan (men's soccer), NAAA Sword for Men; Luke Gillingham (baseball), Thompson Trophy Cup; Peyton Walsh (wrestling), Coaches' Calvert Award for Men. Not in photo: Jade Seabrook (women's soccer), Vice Adm. Lawrence Sword for Women recipient.

The awards presented are:

NAAA Sword for Men
"Presented to the midshipman of the graduating class declared by the Association's Athletic Committee to have personally excelled in athletics during his years of varsity competition."

The Vice Adm. Lawrence Sword for Women
"Presented to the woman of the graduating class declared by the Association's Athletic Committee to have personally excelled in athletics during her years of varsity competition."

Thompson Trophy Cup
"Presented to the midshipman, male or female, declared by the Association's Athletic Committee to have done the most during the year for the promotion of athletics at the Naval Academy."

Coaches' Calvert Award - Men | Women
"Presented by the Naval Academy Athletic Association in honor of Vice Admiral James Calvert, Superintendent of the Naval Academy (1968-72), to recognize a graduating varsity letterwinner (men and women) who displayed leadership, consistent effort, loyalty and dedication to the sport and who has taken their abilities beyond the expectations of the coach, peers and themselves."

Past Major Award Announcements
• 2014-15 Awards Announcement
• 2013-14 Awards Announcement
• 2012-13 Awards Announcement
• 2011-12 Awards Announcement
• 2010-11 Awards Announcement
• 2009-10 Awards Announcement
• 2008-09 Awards Announcement
• 2007-08 Awards Announcement
• 2006-07 Awards Announcement
• 2005-06 Awards Announcement
• 2004-05 Awards Announcement

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