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Donald J. Paige Award Winners

Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame Annual Awards

Donald J. Paige Award
Year Winner Runner-up Second Runner-up
2012 Jarret Eaton Erik van Ingen Robert Golabek
Syracuse U, Syracuse, NY Binghamton U, Binghamton, NY University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Abington, PA / Abington HS Marathon, NY / Marathon HS Hamburg, NY / Hamburg HS
Hurdles Mid-Distance Throws
2013 Jonathan Jones Stephen Mozia Donald Pollitt
University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY Cornell University Syracuse University
Portville, NY / Portville HS Hackensack, NJ / Hackensack HS Hazelton, PA / Hazelton Area HS
Throws Throws Hurdles
2014 Stephen Mozia Brycen Spratling Montez Blair
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Hackensack, NJ / Hackensack, HS Webster, NJ / Webster Schroeder HS Erial, NJ / Timber Creek Regional HS
Throws Sprints High Jump
2015 Jonathan Jones Jesse Garn Michael Morgan
University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
Portville, NY – Portville HS Marcellus NY – Marcellus HS Ontario, NY – Wayne Central HS
Throws Multi-events Middle Distance
2016 Rudy Winkler Freddie Crittenden III Justin Knight
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY Syracuse University Syracuse University
Sand Lake, NY / Averill Park HS Utica, MI / Utica HS Vaughan, ON / St. Michael's HS
Throws Hurdles Distance
Donald J. Paige
Donald J. Paige
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Donald J. Paige Award

Presented annually by the Niagara Track & Field Hall of Fame to the outstanding NCAA Division 1 College Male Athlete of the Year in or from the Niagara Association.

Donald J. Paige

This award is named for Donald J. Paige, a member of the Hall of Fame's Class of 2000, who graduated from C.W. Baker High School, Baldwinsville, NY, and Villanova University. He was a member of the 1980 United States Olympic Track and Field Team for 800 meters, and was Pan-American Games Champion at 1500 meters in 1979. He set five World Records, two American Records, and one Collegiate Best. Paige is a Two-time USA National Champion Indoors at 1,000 yards and a six-time NCAA Champion.

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