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UPMC Sports Medicine Comeback Player of the Year

UPMC Sports Medicine has partnered with Positive Athlete Pittsburgh to present the UPMC Sports Medicine Comeback Player of the Year Award.

The award is given to a high school athlete who was nominated by peers, coaches, or community members for setting a positive team example. Nominees have all successfully returned to their sport after injury, exemplifying courage, determination, and positivity in the face of adversity. The winner will also receive a $1,000 college scholarship at the Positive High School Athlete Awards ceremony to be held at the Heinz History Center and Sports Museum in downtown Pittsburgh on Saturday, May 3, 2014.

Eligible nominees can come from any of the following award categories:

​Baseball ​Martial Arts
​Basketball Soccer
​Cheerleading Softball
​Cross Country Swimming
​Football Tennis
​Golf Track & Field
​Gymnastics Volleyball
​Ice Hockey ​Wrestling
​Lacrosse

The deadline for nominations is Friday, March 28, 2014. Nominate an athlete at the Positive Athlete Pittsburgh site.

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