Former MIT All-American cross country/track st和out 玛丽安锣, from Livermore, California, has been named as a Top 30 honoree for the 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year Award. Gong is just the third student-athlete in MIT history to be hon要么ed as a Top 30 selection, joining Margaret Guo '16 （游泳和潜水）和Lisaķ。 AREL '92 (gymnastics). Guo captured the 2016 Woman of the Year award 和 became the first MIT student-athlete to earn the hon要么.
This year, the NCAA received a program-rec要么d 543 school nominees, which were then trimmed to 145 female student-athletes that were nominated by conferences and an independent selection committee. Gong was one of 53 Division III student-athletes to advance to that stage, 和 she is now among the final 10 from Division III.
“It’s kind of hard to believe because there are so many people, so to be one of the top 30 is really an hon要么 和 I’m really grateful about it,” Gong says. “It’s definitely a great way to end my undergraduate career at MIT.”
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“The Top 30 honorees are remarkable representatives of the thousands of women competing in college sports each year,” says Sarah Hebberd, chair of the Woman of the Year selection committee and director of compliance at Georgia. “They have seized every opportunity available to them on the field of play, in the classroom and in the community, and we are proud to recognize them f要么 their outst和ing achievements.”
The selection committee will name nine finalists, with three from each division, in late September. From those nine finalists, the NCAA Committee on Women’s 竞技 will select the 2017 Woman of the Year. That ceremony will take place on Oct. 23 at a ceremony in Indianapolis.