This year's winner, according to media reports Thursday morning, is Olympic gold medal-winning bobsledder Kaillie Humphries. She was selected by a panel of reporters and editors.
The other finalists were tennis stars Eugenie Bouchard and Milos Raonic and lacrosse player Johnny Powless.
For Doughty, winning the
Not only did Bouchard emerge on the world stage -- reaching the Wimbledon final -- but Raonic also made the Wimbledon semifinals and qualified for the season-ending men's tour championships.
The Marsh award is named after a former sports editor of the Toronto Star. Wayne Gretzky has won it four times, the final time in 1989 when he was with the Kings.