INDIANAPOLIS - The American Athletic Conference and the NCAA have announced that former Cincinnati track and field student-athletes Loretta Blaut and Annette Echikunwoke are the conference’s nominees for the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year Award.
Blaut and Echikunwoke are among a total of 148 student-athletes chosen by NCAA conferences and a selection committee who advance as nominees for the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year Award. The women were selected from a pool of 585 school nominees.
The nominees represent college athletes from 20 sorts spanning all three NCAA divisions. Of the nominees, 64 competed in Division I, 33 competed in Division II and 51 competed in Division III.