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Male Sports Star of the Year

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The Male Sports Star of the Year is given to a male athlete or coach for outstanding sports achievement in the past year or season.


Nathan Adrian - USA Swimming

Bremerton product who won two gold medals and a silver medal at the London Olympics. Became the first American in 24 years to win the 100-meter freestyle and also swam on the victorious 4x100 medley relay team. (Photo Credit: USA Swimming)


Chris Williams - University of Washington Golf

Senior who earned the top spot in the world amateur rankings. Set the Husky career record for most wins and was the medalist at the NCAA Southwest Regional. Also won the Washington state amateur title -- by 10 strokes. (Photo Credit: University of Washington Athletics)

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Austin Seferian-Jenkins - University of Washington Football

Sophomore from Gig Harbor who set new UW career records for most catches, receiving yards and touchdowns by a tight end. Led the Huskies in receiving yards. Was a finalist for the award given to nation’s top tight end. (Photo Credit: University of Washington  Athletics)


Drew Snider - University of Maryland Lacrosse

Midfielder from O’Dea High School and team captain who led unseeded Maryland to the finals of the NCAA lacrosse championships.  Scored four goals in the semifinal game and was named to the all-tournament team. Recently signed with the Washington Stealth. (Photo Credit: University of Maryland Athletics)

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David DeCastro - Stanford Football

Bellevue native who earned consensus first-team All-America honors as a junior guard at Stanford. Elected to forgo his senior season and was rewarded when the Pittsburgh Steelers made him the 24th pick in the NFL draft. (Photo Credit: Stanford Athletics)