Wichita ESPYs – Winners

Wichita ESPYs – Winners

Below are the winners of the ESPN Wichita 92.3 Honorary ESPYs, as voted during July 2022!

Presented by:

  • Stephanie Carlson, JP Weigand & Sons
  • Shelter Insurance agents Riley Allred and Landon Head

High School Female Athlete of the Year

 Hayley Trotter, Clearwater

  • Ran away with Class 4A cross country championship
  • She won seven of her nine races this season and the only two she didn’t, she finished runner-up to Southeast-Saline’s Jentrie Alderson, the Class 3A state champion.
  • Class 4A state track & field champion in the 800 and 1600

High School Male Athlete of the Year

Gradey Dick, Sunrise Christian Academy

  • 2021-22 Gatorade National Boys Basketball Player of the Year, the first Wichita native to win the award
  • Led the National Interscholastic Basketball Conference in scoring (17.5) and three-point shooting (3.7 per game on 41.6% accurary)
  • Kansas basketball commit

High School Team of Year

Valley Center softball

  • Class 5A state champions
  • First state title in program history, first girls team state championship in 44 years at Valley Center

High School Coach of the Year

Kaylie Bergkamp, Andale volleyball

  • Class 4A state champion

Division I College Female Athlete of the Year

Sydney McKinney, Wichita State

  • Second-team All-American
  • USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year Top 10 Finalist
  • Led the NCAA in batting average (.522) and hits (97). One of only two players in the country to hit better than .500 for the season

Small College (NCAA D2, JUCO, NAIA) Female Athlete of the Year

Kortney Schutt, Friends

  • NAIA All-American
  • U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Association Women’s South Central Region Indoor and Outdoor Field Athlete of the Year

Division I College Male Athlete of the Year

Ochai Agbaji, Kansas

  • Consensus First-Team All-American
  • Big 12 Player of the Year
  • Helped lead Kansas to 2022 NCAA Division I national title and named Final Four Most Outstanding Player

Small College (D2, JUCO, NAIA) Male Athlete of the Year

Jerod Elcock, Butler

  • U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association National Men’s Track Athlete of the Year
  • Won two championships at the NJCAA Outdoor Championships