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Falconz stand out nominated for state award


Utah is known as the State of Sport — and for good reason! Through the years of appreciation for adventure, we have carved out a distinct reputation as the premier sport destination for Olympic, professional, amateur and action sporting events. By leveraging our world-class venues and awe-inspiring backdrops, Utah also has an established reputation as a top international sports destination. - Governor Gary Herbert

Among the stellar nominations:

Keesha Cox for Pro Female Athlete of the Year. Cox led the nation in all of women’s football with an average of 23 yards per carry. Averaged 7 carries a game, most of those resulted in a touchdown. Scored 29 touchdowns and 8 two-point conversions for the 2016 season. Ran 5 Kick Returns for 153 yards, an average of 30.6 yards, with 1 return touchdown. Cox led her team to the National Championship for the IWFL = Independent Women’s Football League. Most Valuable Player in the Independent Women’s Football League for the 2016 Season. Voted as Women’s Football, Running Back of the Year.

The Utah Falconz for Event/Highlight of the Year. The Utah Falconz won the IWFL National Championship on July 23, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Along with this title, the team has also been recognized as having the Women’s Football Owner of the Year, Hiroko Jolley; Coach of the Year, Rick Rasmussen; Offensive Linewoman of the Year, Quinn Wesley; Linebacker of the Year, Rennica Iese; Running Back of the Year, Keeshya Cox; and
Defensive Back of the Year, Danni Moyes. Utah Falconz have only lost 1 game in 3 years and are looking forward to another fantastic season.

Utah Falconz highlights: https://youtu.be/IE3fwfVw55M

Now it’s up to a very qualified panel of judges, you the fans, to

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