The NCAA announced Wednesday that former Slippery Rock University track and field standout Sabrina Anderson, a Warren high school graduate, is one of nine national finalists for the 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year award. Anderson, who is a two-time PSAC Scholar Athlete of the Year, a conference record holder and three-time Academic All-American, becomes the first Slippery Rock student-athlete in the 27-year history of this award to be named a finalist.
The award recognizes a graduated collegiate athlete who distinguished themselves in academics, athletics, service and leadership throughout their careers. A record 543 woman across three NCAA divisions were nominated. The NCAA Woman of the Year will be unveilved at the annual award cerermony October 22nd in Indianapolis.