It would have been an upset if she hadn’t won. Courtney Kupets was awarded the 2009 Honda-Broderick Cup on Monday as the nation’s top female student-athlete. Kupets, who’s won the award twice now, has now cemented her place not only as one of the best collegiate gymnasts of all time but also as one of the most-accomplished collegiate athletes in any sport.
Also, Lady Dog point guard Ashley Houts was one of 12 players named to the USA national team representing the country July’s World University Games. She and Trey Thompkins, named last week to the USA Basketball U19 team, will bring back valuable international training and playing experience against some of the world’s toughest competition.