Morgan Hasty and Domenique Julius-Williams Earn CIAA’s Nominations for the NCAA Woman of the Year Award
Indianapolis, Ind. (Aug. 3, 2017) – Two recent Johnson C. Smith University graduates have been nominated by the CIAA for the prestigious NCAA Woman of the Year Award.
JCSU softball standout Morgan Hasty (Salem, Ind.) and track and field star Domenique Julius-Williams (Oshawa, Ontario) earned the honors after 543 individuals were nominated at the school level. Of the original 543 nominees, 145 were nominated by conferences and represented 16 different sports over all three NCAA divisions. In Division II, 34 were nominated.
In early September, the Woman of the Year selection committee will name the Top 30 honorees, which include 10 women from each division. At the end of September, the selection committee will select and announce nine finalists, with three from each division. The NCAA Committee on Women's Athletics will select the 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year from those finalists.
The Top 30 honorees will be celebrated and the 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year will be named at the annual banquet Oct. 22 in Indianapolis.
The NCAA Woman of the Year program has recognized graduating female student-athletes for excellence in academics, athletics, community service and leadership since its inception in 1991.
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