Congratulations to our Gatorade Player of the Year Alumni on Giving It Their All at this Summer’s Games!

Track & Field

Valarie Allman

POY 2011-12 State Girl's Track & Field Winner - CO

Women's Discus Throw – Gold

Rai Benjamin

POY 2014-15 State Boy's Track & Field Winner - NY

Men's 4x400m Relay – Gold
Men's 400m Hurdles – Silver

Michael Cherry

POY 2012-13 State Boy's Track & Field Winner - VA

Men's 4x400m Relay – Gold

Ryan Crouser

POY 2010-11 State Boy's Track & Field Winner - OR

Shot Put – Gold

Armand "Mondo" Duplantis

POY 2016-17 State & National Boys Track & Field Winner - LA
POY 2017-18 State Boys Track & Field Winner - LA

Men's Pole Vault – Gold (Sweden)

Allyson Felix

POY 2001-02 State Girl's Track & Field Winner - CA
POY 2002-03 State, National & AOY Girl's Track & Field Winner – CA

Women's 4x400m Relay – Gold
Women's 400m – Bronze

Elija Godwin

POY 2016-17 State Boy's Track & Field Winner - GA

4x400 Mixed Relay – Bronze

Grant Holloway

POY 2014-15 State Boy's Track & Field - VA
POY 2015-16 State Boy's Track & Field Winner – VA

Men's 110m Hurdles – Silver

Lynna Irby

POY 2014-15 State Girl's Track & Field - IN
POY 2015-16 State State Girl's Track & Field Winner – IN
POY2016-17 State State Girl's Track & Field Winner – IN

4x400 Mixed Relay – Bronze

Sydney McLaughlin

POY 2014-15 State Girl's Track & Field Winner - NJ
POY 2015-16 State; National & AOY Girl's Track & Field Winner - NJ
POY 2016-17 State; National & AOY Girl's Track & Field Winner - NJ

Women's 400m Hurdles - Gold
Women's 4x400m Relay - Gold

Dalilah Muhammad

POY 2005-06 State Girl's Track & Field Winner - NY
POY 2006-07 State Girl's Track & Field Winner – NY

Women's 4x400m Relay – Gold

Christopher Nilsen

POY 2015-16 State Boy's Track & Field - MO

Men's Pole Vault – Silver

Michael Norman

POY 2014-15 State & National Boy's Track & Field - CA

Men's 4x400m Relay – Gold

Brittney Reese

POY 2003-04 State Girl's Track & Field - MS

Long Jump – Silver

Raven Saunders

POY 2013-14 State & National Girl's Track & Field - SC

Women's Shot Put – Silver

Baseball

Bubba Starling

POY 2010-11 State Football - KS

Baseball – Silver

Basketball

Edrice "Bam" Adebayo

POY 2015-16 State Boy's Basketball - NC

Basketball – Gold

Ariel Atkins

POY 2012-13 State Girl's Basketball - TX

Basketball – Gold

Devin Booker

POY 2012-13 State Boy's Basketball - MS

Basketball – Gold

Tina Charles

POY 2005-06 State; National & AOY Girl's Basketball - NY

Basketball – Gold

Napheesa Collier

POY 2012-13 State Girl's Basketball - MO
POY 2014-15 State Girl's Basketball - MO

Basketball – Gold

Skylar Diggins-Smith

POY 2007-08 State Girl's Basketball - IN
POY 2008-09 2008-09 Girl's Basketball - IN

Basketball – Gold

Chelsea Gray

POY 2009-10 State Girl's Basketball - CA

Basketball – Gold

Brittney Griner

POY 2008-09 State Girl's Basketball - TX

Basketball – Gold

Jrue Holiday

POY 2006-07 State Boy's Basketball - CA
POY 2007-08 State & National Boy's Basketball - CA

Basketball – Gold

Keldon Johnson

POY 2017-18 State Boy's Basketball - VA

Basketball – Gold

Breanna Stewart

POY 2010-11 State Girl's Basketball - NY
POY 2011-12 State; National & AOY Girl's Basketball - NY

Basketball – Gold

Jayson Tatum

POY 2013-14 State Boy's Basketball - MO
POY 2014-15 State Boy's Basketball - MO
POY 2015-16 State; National & AOY Boy's Basketball - MO

Basketball – Gold

Diana Taurasi

POY 1998-99 State Girl's Basketball - CA
POY 1999-00 State Girl's Basketball - CA

Basketball – Gold

A'ja Wilson

POY 2013-14 State Girl's Basketball - SC

Basketball – Gold

Basketball (3x3)

Allisha Gray

POY 2011-12 State Girl's Basketball - GA

Basketball (3x3) – Gold

Jackie Young

POY 2015-16 State Girl's Basketball - IN

Basketball (3x3) – Gold

Beach Volleyball

Alix Klineman

POY 2005-06 State Volleyball - CA
POY 2006-07 State & National Volleyball - CA

Beach Volleyball – Gold

April Ross

POY 1999-00 State & National Volleyball - CA

Beach Volleyball – Gold

Football (Soccer)

Janine Beckie

POY 2011-12 State Girl's Soccer - CO

Football (Soccer) – Gold (Canada)

Abby Dahlkemper

POY 2009-10 State Girl's Soccer - CA

Football (Soccer) – Bronze

Crystal Dunn

POY 2009-10 State Girl's Soccer - NY

Football (Soccer) – Bronze

Tobin Heath

POY 2004-05 State Girl's Soccer - NJ

Football (Soccer) – Bronze

Samantha Mewis

POY 2009-10 State Girl's Soccer - MA

Football (Soccer) – Bronze

Kelley O’Hara

POY 2005-06 State Girl's Soccer - GA

Football (Soccer) – Bronze

Becky Sauerbrunn

POY 2002-03 State Girl's Soccer - MO

Football (Soccer) – Bronze

Emily Sonnett

POY 2011-12 State Girl's Soccer - GA

Football (Soccer) – Bronze

Marathon

Molly Seidel

POY 2011-12 State & National Girl's Cross Country - WI

Marathon – Bronze

Softball

Amanda Chidester

POY 2006-07 State Softball - MI

Softball – Silver

Rachel Garcia

POY 2012-13 State Softball - CA
POY 2014-15 State & National Softball - CA

Softball – Silver

Haylie McCleney

POY 2011-12 State Softball - AL

Softball – Silver

Madilyn "Bubba" Nickles

POY 2015-16 State & National Softball - CA

Softball – Silver

Cat Osterman

POY 2000-01 State & National Softball - TX

Softball – Silver

Kelsey Stewart

POY 2009-10 State Softball - KS

Softball – Silver

Triathlon

Taylor Knibb

POY 2014-15 State Girl's Cross Country - DC
POY 2015-16 State Girl's Cross Country - DC

Triathlon – Silver

Volleyball

Foluke Akinradewo Gunderson

POY 2004-05 State Volleyball - FL

Volleyball – Gold

Micha Hancock

POY 2009-10 State Volleyball - OK
POY 2010-11 State Volleyball - OK

Volleyball – Gold

Kim Hill

POY 2007-08 State Volleyball - OR

Volleyball – Gold

Jordan Larson

POY 2004-05 State Volleyball - NE

Volleyball – Gold

Chiaka Ogbogu

POY 2012-13 State Volleyball - TX

Volleyball – Gold

Haleigh Washington

POY 2012-13 State Volleyball - CO
POY 2013-14 State Volleyball - CO

Volleyball – Gold

Winning Gatorade Player of the Year in 2013 and 2014 was just the start of an unpredictable journey for both track and field athletes Trayvon Bromell and Raven Saunders. Watch their story as they prepared for their biggest win yet in Gatorade’s UNSTOPPABLE.

Come back soon to learn more about other Gatorade Player of the Year winners’ roads to greatness.