Cavalier Wins Jim Nantz Sports Broadcasting Award
June 5, 2009 at 12:53 PM (PT)
ADAM CAVALIER, a senior at MARSHALL UNIVERSITY, has been presented the inaugural JIM NANTZ AWARD as the top collegiate sports broadcaster in the U.S. The award, sports broadcasting’s equivalent of the HEISMAN TROPHY, is presented by SPORTSCASTERS TALENT AGENCY OF AMERICA.
"The aim of the STAA All-America program is to encourage collegiate sports broadcasters nationwide to strive to achieve their professional best," says STAA CEO JON CHELESNIK. "We also want to recognize those students who have worked exceptionally hard to develop their sports broadcasting skills."
The JIM NANTZ AWARD, named in honor of the 4-time Sports Broadcaster of the Year from CBS SPORTS, is the crown jewel of the STAA All-America program.