The Collegiate Sports Video Association announces the winners for the annual SAVVY awards at its National conference.
There are three SAVVY award categories, motivational, highlight, and recruiting. The winner of each category is then nominated for the Ultimate SAVVY Award. Winners for each category are selected by receiving the most votes from CSVA voting members. In order to be considered for these awards, each video submitted must meet specific criterion. The CSVA Executive Board would like to thank everyone who submitted videos for consideration in the SAVVY award competition.
RECRUITING CATEGORY WINNER
2017 - Georgia
This year’s winner for the Recruiting SAVVY Award was Frank Martin from the University of Georgia for the video titled, “Autumn Fire: Humility.”
Frank Martin created the video with Neil Peterson and Eric Black under the direction of producers Clark Williams and Brett Greene.
HIGHLIGHT CATEGORY WINNER
2017 - Penn State
This year’s winner for the Highlight SAVVY Award was Blake Newsock from Penn State University for the video titled, “The Process IV.”
Blake Newsock created the video with assistance from interns Ryan Heidig, Ashley Wert, and Bret Michaud. Videographers include Matt Stephens and Matt Wilson.
MOTIVATIONAL CATEGORY WINNER
2017 - Iowa
This year’s winner for The Motivational SAVVY Award was Parker Dilley from the University of Iowa for the video titled, “Illinois Hit Film.”
Parker Dilley created the video with assistance from Bob Rahfeldt and Chris Ruth.
ULTIMATE SAVVY CATEGORY WINNER
2017 - Iowa
The winner of the Ultimate SAVVY award for the best overall video at the 2017 CSVA conference was Iowa. The video, winner of the Motivational Category SAVVY award, was created by Parker Dilley with assistance from Bob Rahfeldt and Chris Ruth.