2020 California Journalism Awards - Campus Division

Sports Action Photo ( 4-Year Universities)Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Cal Poly-Pomona-The Poly Post
    Entry Title: Bronco success at Rossi Relays
    Entry Credit: Nouk Keovyphone
    Judge Comment: I love everything about this shot: the timing, the expression, sharpness and especially the color. It really pops.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: CSU Fullerton-Daily Titan
    Entry Title: CSUF grabs first Big West win against Long Beach
    Entry Credit: Kason Clark
    Judge Comment: The framing is terrific, as are the expressions
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: UC Berkeley-The Daily Californian
    Entry Title: Cal falls to Arizona State despite defensive showcase
    Entry Credit: Josh Kahen
    Judge Comment: Admittedly, I don't see a lot of sports photos. And I certainly don't see many above-the-action basketball shots. Perhaps the photographer was social distancing, but no matter why, it works well
  • Place Name: Fourth Place
    Contestant Name: CSU Chico-The Orion
    Entry Title: Strike!
    Entry Credit: Hana Beaty
    Judge Comment: Fun shot. Perfectly timed, and the batter's expression (or lack of) is priceless.
  • Place Name: Fifth Place
    Contestant Name: CSU Fresno-The Collegian
    Entry Title: Blackwell leads ‘Dogs in the win against Air Force
    Entry Credit: Armando Carreno
    Judge Comment: Great action. A bit too much dead space on the left, but I understand the demand for horizontal pix for layouts.