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UWL gymnast is one of Top-30 for NCAA Woman of the Year

Former UWL gymnast Amy Enright has been named one of the Top 30 honorees for the 2018 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Woman of the Year Award.

Selected from a record 581 school nominees, a group that was narrowed to 154 nominees by conference offices, the Top 30 honorees include 10 from each of the three NCAA division. Enright was named the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) nominee July 31.

To be eligible, a nominee must have competed and earned a varsity letter in an NCAA-sponsored sport, must have completed eligibility in her primary sport, and must have earned her undergraduate degree by summer 2018.

The selection committee will announce the nine finalists, including three women from each NCAA division, in early October. From those, the NCAA Committee on Women’s Athletics will select the 2018 NCAA Woman of the Year. The Top 30 will be celebrated and the Woman of the Year announced Oct. 28 at a ceremony in Indianapolis. All school and conference honorees receive an NCAA certificate and will be recognized on ncaa.org

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