12/30/2014 10:11 am ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

Outsports Female Athlete Of The Year: Brittney Griner

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What a year for the WNBA's Brittney Griner. Last year she entered the league as the overall No. 1 draft choice of the Phoenix Mercury and did not disappoint. She was the defensive player of the year in 2014 and set a record for blocked shots. She was a key cog as the Mercury won this year's WNBA title.

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