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PORTLAND, Oregon (July 17, 2019) -- Lake Oswego High outgoing senior Katy Gilbert has officially capped a trifecta of girls lacrosse player of the year awards. 

First, Gilbert nabbed Three Rivers League Player of the Year honors in May. Then, after leading the Lakers to their fourth consecutive Oregon Girls Lacrosse Association (OGLA) state championship appearance in June, coaches and board members tabbed her as the OGLA Player of the Year. 

On Wednesday, the Oregon Sports Awards presented Gilbert with its Prep Girls Lacrosse Player of the Year award. She appeared live on NBC Sports Northwest’s “The Noe Show” with Brian Noe to accept her award. Click here to watch clips of Gilbert’s interview and to view a behind-the-scenes look at her time in studio. 

Sport Oregon and NBC Sports Northwest revealed Oregon Episcopal School senior Alex Slusher as the Prep Boys Lacrosse Player of the Year on Wednesday as well. 

Future single-sport prep award announcements can also be picked up live on KJOR Rip City Radio 620. 

Sport Oregon, which manages the Oregon Sports Awards, and NBC Sports Northwest have partnered to announce each of the 2019 award winners on television and radio segments from July 8-31. 

Gilbert was the most dynamic offensive player throughout the spring. She scored 55 goals and recorded 36 assists in 22 games played. Gilbert also posted a 62.5 shooting percentage and averaged 4.14 points scored per game. 

She helped the Lakers win the Three Rivers League championship and finish with an 18-4 overall record. Gilbert, who heads off to Deerfield Academy this fall for a post-graduate year, will continue her lacrosse career at Dartmouth in 2020. 

2019 Oregon Sports Awards sponsors:

Presenting sponsor: HP

State Champion Sponsors: NBC Sports Northwest Nike Pamplin Media Group Portland Thorns Portland Timbers Portland Trail Blazers Providence Heath and Services Washington Trust Bank

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Sport Oregon’s mission is to drive economic growth and enhance Oregon’s quality of life through sports.  Our non-profit organization has served as the state’s sports economic development arm for more than two decades, injecting more than $350 million into Oregon’s economy through sports tourism.

Supported by more than 150 annual members, Sport Oregon works relentlessly to enhance the state’s economy and quality of life by attracting sports events and franchises.  Sport Oregon’s major achievements include securing the NCAA Basketball Tournament, Davis Cup World Final, multiple U.S. Figure Skating Championships, Women’s World Cup Soccer and the Dew Tour.  Sport Oregon was recognized as “Sports Commission of the Year” in 2010 by the National Association of Sports Commissions.  View a complete list of Past Events and Future Events.

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