The NCAA introduced its Right now’s Prime 10 award winners, recognizing ten athletes throughout the three divisions for his or her athletics, lecturers, and management and actions.
The award is given to athletes who had been seniors, or who exhausted their athletic eligiblity, final 12 months. This 12 months’s honors featured two swimming and diving athletes, Texas’ Alison Gibson and Kentucky’s Asia Seidt. The 2, together with the opposite eight honorees, will probably be acknowledged on the digital Honors Celebration, held on January 13th.
The total launch on all ten honorees is available on the NCAA site.
Gibson was the 2017 NCAA Champion on the 1-meter diving board. She added a third place end in the identical occasion, in addition to a sixth place end on the 3-meter board, on the 2019 NCAA Championships. Throughout her time at Texas, she was a six-time CSCAA All-American and four-time Massive-12 champion. Internationally, she represented america on the FINA World Championships in each 2017 and 2019, in addition to on the 2017 World College Video games.
Seidt graduated from the College of Kentucky holding program information in 9 completely different occasions. She was a three-time SEC champion within the 200 again (2017-2019) in addition to the 2018 champion within the 100 again. In 2019 she represented america on the World College Video games, successful silver within the 200 again. In the identical 12 months, she was additionally honored with the NCAA Elite 90 Award, given to the athlete holding the very best grade level common at every NCAA championship competitors. In 2020 she was selected as the NCAA Woman of the Year, changing into the primary Kentucky athlete to obtain the excellence.
NCAA Prime 10 Honorees
- Nia Akins – College of Pennsylvania – Cross Nation, Monitor
- Bernardo Amaral Neves – Washington College in St. Louis – Tennis
- Brittny Ellis – College of Miami – Monitor
- Alison Gibson – College of Texas – Swimming and Diving
- Eoin Gronningsater – Duke College – Fencing
- Deshawn Jones – Missouri College of Science and Know-how – Soccer
- Lilly Justine – College of California, Los Angeles – Seaside Volleyball
- Kayla Leland – Whitworth College – Cross Nation, Monitor, Basketball
- Asia Seidt – College of Kentucky – Swimming and Diving
- Juah Toe – West Chester College of Pennsylvania – Rugby