“A photograph that increases understanding and appreciation for individual and team sports or celebrates the role athletics play in the lives of amateur and/or professional athletes and fans.” is a sports feature.
Congratulations to our winners and honorable mentions!
First Place, Niki Walker
Jennifer Holfeltz, 40, rests following a 13-hour day of varsity cheerleading in Buffalo, NY, on March 1, 2014. Three of her daughters cheer competitively. “They eat, breathe, and sleep this,” she commented. Photo by Niki Walker
Second Place, Emily Kask
Ali Binnington #39 of the RIT Tigers celebrates with her mother, Leslie Binnington after winning the CHA Championship at Mercyhurst Ice Center on Saturday, March 8, 2014 in Erie, Pa. Photo by Emily Kask
Third Place, Josh Barber
The RIT men’s cross country team cheers before the University of Rochester Invitational cross country meet at Genesee Valley Park in Rochester, N.Y., on Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. Photo by Josh Barber
Heather Colby of the Fredonia State Blue Devils rests by the side of the pool after a dive in competition during the 2014 NCAA Division III Diving Regional for Region 4 at Judson Pool on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 in Henrietta, N.Y. Colby finished 10th in the 1-meter competition. Photo by Rugile Kaladyte
Members of RIT Tigers women’s hockey team dance to Pitbull’s “Timber” after winning the CHA Championship at Mercyhurst Ice Center on Saturday, March 8, 2014 in Erie, Pa. Photo by Emily Kask
Gitner Family SPAS