Alumna Chelsea Hoff is finalist for NCAA ‘Woman of the Year’ award

Chelsea Hoff photo.

Former UW-L swimmer Chelsea Hoff has been selected one of 30 finalists for the 2010 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) 'Woman of the Year' award.

Former UW-L swimmer Chelsea Hoff has been selected one of 30 finalists for the 2010 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Woman of the Year award. The 30 finalists were named by a committee of representatives from various NCAA schools and conferences. This year a record 452 nominations were submitted for the award.

The Woman of the Year award honors female student-athletes who have distinguished themselves throughout their collegiate career in the areas of academic achievement, athletics excellence, community service and leadership.

The top 30 honorees were nominated by conference and independent members and are representative of multiple sports. Ten honorees were selected from each of the three NCAA divisions. Three finalists will be chosen from each division to form the nine finalists for the Woman of the Year award. The national winner will be chosen by the NCAA Committee on Women’s Athletics. The recipient of the 20th annual award will be announced during the 2010 NCAA Woman of the Year awards event Oct. 17 in Indianapolis.

Find out more about Hoff at www.uwlathletics.com/news/2010/9/9/WSWIM_0909101041.aspx.