UPMC Sports Medicine Comeback Player of the Year

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

We give this award to a high school athlete for setting a good team example after returning to their sport from injury.

Chosen by peers, coaches, or community members, these positive high school athletes display:

  • Courage
  • Determination
  • Positivity in the face of adversity

The winner will also receive a $1,000 college scholarship at the annual Positive High School Athlete Awards ceremony.

Nominate a Comeback Player of the Year

Nominate a positive Pittsburgh high school athlete for any of the following sports:

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