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2016 Woman of the Year Conference Nominees

NCAA conferences and independent schools have nominated 142 female student-athletes, selected from a record 517 school nominees, for the 2016 Woman of the Year Award.

First Name Last Name School Conference Sport(s)
Avery Acker Southern Methodist University American Athletic Conference Volleyball
Rachael Acker University of California, Berkeley Pac-12 Conference Swimming & Diving
Dani Ackerman State University of New York at New Paltz State University of New York Athletic Conference Field Hockey
Courtney Allen Messiah College Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth Softball
Mayra Almazan Azusa Pacific University Pacific West Conference Soccer
Eireann Anastasi Delaware Valley University Middle Atlantic Conference Freedom Basketball
Lindsey Armstrong California State University, Dominguez Hills California Collegiate Athletic Association Soccer
Tracey Balinskas Molloy College East Coast Conference Softball
Hadiatou Barry Western New England University Commonwealth Coast Conference Cross Country
Kelsie Batten The University of Texas at Tyler American Southwest Conference Softball
Nicole Bermudes Aurora University Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Soccer
Eroncia Berry Jackson State University Southwestern Athletic Conference Soccer
Sarah Bilheimer Juniata College Landmark Conference Field Hockey
Lauren Blazing Duke University Atlantic Coast Conference Field Hockey
Rachel Bombardier Castleton University North Atlantic Conference Ice Hockey, Lacrosse
Laura Borkenhagen University of Minnesota, Morris Upper Midwest Athletic Conference Cross Country, Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Olivia Brooks Fairfield University Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Golf
Ashley Campbell University of Dayton Atlantic 10 Conference Soccer
Hannah Carson Texas Tech University Big 12 Conference Outdoor Track and Field
Caroline Casey College of William and Mary Colonial Athletic Association Soccer
Hannah Chappell-Dick Eastern Mennonite University Old Dominion Athletic Conference Cross Country, Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Karen Chin Carthage College College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin Volleyball
Vanessa Consiglio Ursuline College Great Midwest Athletic Conference Soccer
Katrina Coogan Georgetown University Big East Conference Cross Country, Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Shannon Coulombe University of North Georgia Peach Belt Conference Soccer
Kendall Coyne Northeastern University Colonial Athletic Association Ice Hockey
Sydney Crimmins University of Missouri-Kansas City Western Athletic Conference Volleyball
Kylie Dalbec Anna Maria College Great Northeast Athletic Conference Field Hockey
Dior Delophont Kent State University Mid-American Conference Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Samantha DiBella Endicott College Commonwealth Coast Conference Softball
DyTiesha Dunson Florida Gulf Coast University Atlantic Sun Conference Basketball
Autumn Duyn University of West Florida Gulf South Conference Volleyball
Allie Eason California Lutheran University Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Volleyball
Katelyn Edwards Urbana University Mountain East Conference Softball
Taylor Ellis-Watson University of Arkansas, Fayetteville Southeastern Conference Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Hannah Fields St. Mary's University (Texas) Heartland Conference Softball
Sarah Fiordaliso Sarah Lawrence College Skyline Conference Tennis
Kelly Freitas University of Massachusetts Lowell America East Conference Field Hockey
Courtney Frerichs University of New Mexico Mountain West Conference Cross Country, Outdoor Track and Field
Aundrea Gamble Arkansas State University Sun Belt Conference Basketball
Cheyenne Garcia North Dakota State University The Summit League Softball
Abby Gilleland Ohio University Mid-American Conference Volleyball
Michelle Greeneway Lake Forest College Midwest Conference Ice Hockey, Soccer
Maria Guarisco Franklin & Marshall College Centennial Conference Field Hockey
Margaret Guo Massachusetts Institute of Technology New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference Swimming & Diving
Bria Halama University of Wisconsin, La Crosse Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Ruth Hamblin Oregon State University Pac-12 Conference Basketball
Jill Harmon Illinois Wesleyan University College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Haley Hatcher Ouachita Baptist University Great American Conference Soccer
Jenna Hebert University of Pennsylvania The Ivy League Rowing
Christina Hillman Iowa State University Big 12 Conference Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Kelsey Holbert University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee Horizon League Soccer
Kelsey Hoppel Lubbock Christian University Heartland Conference Basketball, Softball
Emily Javadi University of the South Southern Athletic Association Golf
Breigh Jones Austin Peay State University Ohio Valley Conference Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Kim Kahnweiler Bowdoin College New England Small College Athletic Conference Field Hockey
Maggie Kamp Calvin College Michigan Intercollegiate Athletics Association Volleyball
Colleen Kane University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth Little East Conference Basketball, Lacrosse
Soumya Kannan California Institute of Technology Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conf. Water Polo
Elizabeth Kiblinger Maryville University of Saint Louis Great Lakes Valley Conferenc;e Cross Country, Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Sarah Kovan Michigan State University Big Ten Conference Soccer
Maia Kuhnen Clayton State University Peach Belt Conference Cross Country, Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field, Soccer
Tara Lamberti University of Rochester Liberty League Field Hockey
Brigette Lee Trinity University (Texas) Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Golf
Bri Leeper West Texas A&M University Lone Star Conference Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Maurissa Lester Limestone College Conference Carolinas Basketball
Jennifer Liedes Saint Martin's University Great Northwest Athletic Conference Golf
Amanda Lucia Wagner College Northeast Conference Swimming & Diving
Katelyn MacLeay Angelo State University Lone Star Conference Volleyball
Lauren Martin Adams State University Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference Cross Country, Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Lucy Mason The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Southern Conference Basketball
Rebecca Matthews Lynn University Sunshine State Conference Cross Country, Swimming & Diving
Lisa McCarthy Northwestern University Big Ten Conference Field Hockey
Haylie McCleney University of Alabama Southeastern Conference Softball
KC McConnell Whitworth University Northwest Conference Basketball, Tennis
Kara McCormack University of Miami (Florida) Atlantic Coast Conference Swimming & Diving
Caitlin McCready Caldwell University Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Softball
Rebeca Mitrea DePaul University Big East Conference Tennis
Mai Mitsuyama Williams College New England Small College Athletic Conference Soccer
Maggie Monnat Le Moyne College Northeast-10 Conference Lacrosse
Julia Mouch Bethany College (West Virginia) Presidents' Athletic Conference Volleyball
Shani Nakhid-Schuster Brooklyn College City University of New York Athletic Conference Soccer
Bree Nishibun Lycoming College Middle Atlantic Conference Commonwealth Soccer
Lavinia Nkomo Barry University Sunshine State Conference Soccer
Naloti Palma-Kaluma Westfield State University Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Alicia Payne University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Southern Conference Basketball
Dana Peterson Cabrini College Colonial States Athletic Conference Basketball, Lacrosse, Soccer
Alex Porlier Langlois University of Hawaii, Manoa Big West Conference Outdoor Track and Field
Diana Potterveld South Dakota State University The Summit League Soccer
Cathleen Pruden Mount Holyoke College New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference Swimming & Diving
Carson Quiros Carnegie Mellon University University Athletic Association Soccer
Danielle Ramirez Southern Utah University Big Sky Conference Gymnastics
Ashley Rininger Liberty University Big South Conference Basketball
Marissa Robinson Kean University New Jersey Athletic Conference Field Hockey
Stacey Roheman Howard University Mid-Eastern Athletic Conf. Tennis
Faith Rohn Palm Beach Atlantic University Independent Volleyball
Ashley Rosch Illinois State University Missouri Valley Conference Volleyball
Melissa Ross University of Richmond Atlantic 10 Conference Swimming & Diving
Bridgette Rowe Manchester University Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field, Soccer
Claire Sames Southwest Minnesota State University Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Volleyball
Gabrielle Shipley Grand Valley State University Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Golf
Elayna Siebert Carson-Newman University South Atlantic Conference Softball
Clare Slagel Luther College Iowa Intercol. Athletic Conf. Swimming & Diving
Monika Smidova American University Patriot League Volleyball
Cameryn Smith Virginia State University Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Softball
Cynthia Smith Clark Atlanta University Southern Intercol. Ath. Conf. Cross Country, Outdoor Track and Field
Katie Spieler University of Hawaii, Manoa Big West Conference Beach Volleyball
Ruth Steinke Carleton College Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Cross Country, Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Marta Stojanovic  University of San Diego  West Coast Conference Tennis
Jamie Stokes-Day Weber State University Big Sky Conference Cross Country, Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Breck Sullivan Salisbury University Capital Athletic Conference Field Hockey
Elizabeth Swallow King University Conference Carolinas Golf
Molly Templin  University of Portland  West Coast Conference Rowing
Ruth Terry Covenant College USA South Athletic Conference Soccer
Emily Tillo Boston University Patriot League Golf
Haley Townsend Kenyon College North Coast Athletic Conference Swimming & Diving
Jennifer Tracy North Carolina Central University Mid-Eastern Athletic Conf. Softball
Taylor Troyan Pennsylvania State Univ. Erie, the Behrend College Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference Soccer
Morgan Tuck University of Connecticut American Athletic Conference Basketball
Cameasha Turner University of Texas at El Paso Conference USA Basketball
Claire Uke Rice University Conference USA Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Allie Updike Azusa Pacific University Pacific West Conference Outdoor Track and Field
Sasa Vann Buffalo State, State University of New York State University of New York Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Taylor VanValey Northwest Nazarene University Great Northwest Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field, Volleyball
Andrea Villarreal Southeastern Louisiana University Southland Conference Tennis
Adriana Vinas Joy Long Island University-Brooklyn Campus Northeast Conference Volleyball
Amy Viti Misericordia University Middle Atlantic Conference Cross Country, Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Ayana Walker Shorter University Gulf South Conference Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Jasmine Walker Monmouth University Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Basketball
Heavin Warner University of Central Missouri Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Alexandra Wheatley Princeton University The Ivy League Basketball
Sarah Wiatr Utica College Empire 8 Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Destinee Williams Shaw University Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association Cross Country, Outdoor Track and Field
Channing Wilson California State University, Stanislaus California Collegiate Athletic Association Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Melanie Winters Baldwin Wallace University Ohio Athletic Conference Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Hayley Wirth Lesley University New England Collegiate Conference Basketball, Soccer
Hannah Wittman Belmont University Ohio Valley Conference Cross Country, Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Jenna Woodson University of Wisconsin-Whitewater Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Soccer
Marlena Wright University of the District of Columbia East Coast Conference Cross Country, Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Alexandra Zanella California University of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Cross Country, Indoor Track and Field, Outdoor Track and Field
Allison Zastrow Washington University in St. Louis University Athletic Association Volleyball