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Oakland University Athletics hosted the third annual Black and Gold Awards Tuesday, April 18, at the historic Fox Theatre in downtown Detroit. The Black and Gold Awards serve as a celebration for Oakland's 320 student-athletes to honor their accomplishments in competition, the classroom and in the community.

Some of this year's presenters included Detroit Red Wings analyst and former professional hockey player Mickey Redmond, The Detroit News Tony Paul, Detroit Pistons Vice President of Public Relations Kevin Grigg, Olympia Entertainment President Tom Wilson, Fox 2 sports Woody Woodriffe, WXYZ-TV Brad Galli and Justin Rose, and WDIV-TV Jamie Edmonds.

For the first time, the Black and Gold Awards was televised on TV20.

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Watch the 2017 award nomination videos


Community Service winner baseball
Competion of the year winner MBB vs.Clemson
Social Media post of the year Jessica Dood
Most inspirational Erin Kownacki
top academic team womens swim dive
Mens future leader Sherron Dorsey-Walker
Womens future leader Melissa Deatsch
Mens Most Improved Alex Serwatka
Womens most improved Kylee Sullivan
mens individual academic award Dan Ault
Women's Individual Academic Award
Courage Award Isaiah Brock
Black and Gold Spirit Award
Best Film Award
Mens newcomer of the year
Womens newcomer of the year
Women's holley l lepley award
Top player of the year
Men's performance of the year
Womens performance of the year
mens president award
Womens president award
men's athlete of the year
Womens athlete of the year
team of the year

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