Floyd Central swimmer Lauren Thompson won two events and set a meet and school record in the 100-meter backstroke at sectionals, earning the Courier-Journal Southern Indiana Athlete of the Week Award presented by Norton Sports Health.
Last week’s other nominees included New Albany basketball’s Sean East, Jeffersonville swimming’s Rachel Walker and Jeffersonville wrestling’s Kameron Fuller.
The Metro Louisville and Southern Indiana Athlete of the Week Awards are part of The Courier-Journal Sports Awards program presented by Norton Sports Health. Each week’s winners will be invited, along with a guest, to this summer’s Courier-Journal Sports Awards Ceremony featuring guest speaker Mia Hamm. For more information on the event, to RSVP and purchase additional tickets, visit sportsawards.courier-journal.com.
Click here for a list of all previous Metro Louisville Athlete of the Week Award winners from the 2016-17 school year.
For more information on how to nominate athletes and vote for Athlete of the Week, visit this FAQ.