Woman of the Year

1994 NCAA Woman of the Year

Arizona's Hughes selected NCAA Woman of the Year As published in The NCAA News , November 14, 1994 Tanya Hughes, a four-time NCAA high-jump champion from the University of Arizona, was announced as the NCAA Woman of the Year, November 14...

1993 NCAA Woman of the Year

Villanova star named Woman of the Year As published in The NCAA News , November 15, 1993 Nnenna Lynch, an all-American cross country and track standout arid summa cum laude graduate of Villanova University, was named the 1993 NCAA Woman of...

NCAA announces school nominees for 2015 Woman of the Year

NCAA member colleges and universities have nominated 480 female student-athletes – the most ever in the history of the program – for the 2015 NCAA Woman of the Year award.

School nominees for 2015 Woman of the Year

First Name Last Name School Sport(s) Rebecca Acevedo Palm Beach Atlantic University Volleyball Tiffanie Adair Virginia State University Basketball Cynthia Adams Lebanon Valley College Cross Country; Indoor and Outdoor Track and Field...

Elizabeth Tucker named 2014 NCAA Woman of the Year

Former soccer student-athlete Elizabeth Tucker, a University of Notre Dame graduate, is the 2014 NCAA Woman of the Year. Now in its 24th year, the Woman of the Year Award recognizes female student-athletes for outstanding academic achievement, athletics excellence, community service and leadership. Tucker is the first women’s soccer student-athlete to be named NCAA Woman of the Year since the program began in 1991.

Finalists named for 2014 NCAA Woman of the Year award

Nine student-athletes have been selected as finalists for the 2014 NCAA Woman of the Year award, which will be announced Oct. 19 during a ceremony in Indianapolis.

Woman of the Year finalist: Alexa Baltes

Illinois Wesleyan’s Alexa Baltes has taken a mission trip to Nicaragua and maintains a pen pal relationship with a young girl there. Those experiences have compelled her to use a law degree to serve.

Woman of the Year finalist: Marisa Bast

Northwestern softball’s Marisa Bast was bullied in her youth. She fought back by establishing a successful anti-bullying program during her time in college.

Woman of the Year finalist: Krista Stoltz Bellefeuille

Krista Stoltz Bellefeuille carried a massive noncancerous tumor with her through her junior volleyball season.

Woman of the Year finalist: Ellen Chambers

Ellen Chambers played golf at Lynn University, capturing a pair of national championships. Now, she is in Washington D.C., pursuing a career in public policy.

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