Netballer and cricketer named UWI Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year (2020)

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    Shamera Sterling (left) and Emmanuel Stewart

    A star netballer from Mona and an excellent cricketer from Cave Hill have emerged as UWI Vice-Chancellor’s Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year 2020.

    Shamera Sterling and Emmanuel Stewart were awarded the accolades at a virtual ceremony which aired live on UWItv.

    Sterling plays goal defense and goal keepers, has represented Jamaica and in September 2019, captained The UWI Mona Netball team for the 3rd straight year.

    Stewart plays for the UWI Blackbirds cricket team in Barbados, is a wicketkeeper batsman and is deemed to be a key squad member.

    Other finalists included Esther Ward from the Open Campus (football); Amir Jangoo from the St. Augustine Campus (cricket); Dillon Johnson from the Open Campus (basketball); Nicholas Kirton from the Cave Hill Campus (cricket); Ryi Maryat from Cave Hill Campus (football); Romaine Morris from the Mona Campus (cricket) and Khesean Ottley from the St Augustine Campus (cricket).