Who is nominated for Woman of the Year 2022? Lia Thomas was nominated for the 2022 NCAA Woman of the Year award by the University of Pennsylvania. In March, Thomas became the first transgender NCAA champion in Division 1 history.
Who won NCAA Woman of the Year?
|NCAA Woman of the Year Award|
|Currently held by||Angela Mercurio, University of Nebraska|
Who was the first transgender athlete? Renée Richards. One of the earliest high-profile transgender athlete was tennis player Renée Richards. Already a promising tennis player in the men’s circuit, Richards underwent gender reassignment therapy in 1975 and started playing in women’s tournaments a year later.
Who votes for Woman of the Year? The Woman of the Year Selection Committee, made up of representatives from the NCAA membership, will choose 10 nominees from each division to make up the national Top 30 honorees. The Top 30 honorees will be announced in October.