PHOENIX, Ariz. April 4. THE Collegiate Women Sports Awards group has announced that swimmers Mary DeScenza (Georgia), Kara Lynn Joyce (Georgia), Whitney Myers (Arizona) and Blythe Hartley (Southern Cal) are finalists for the 2005-2006 Swimming and Diving Honda Sports Award to determine the top woman collegiate athlete in our sport.
The winner, after nationwide balloting, will become a nominee for The Honda-Broderick Cup awarded annually to the nation's outstanding collegiate woman athlete.
In addition to the honor of this selection, American Honda will donate $1,000 to the women’s athletic fund of each nominee’s university. The winner’s program will receive $5,000.
The ballot will be sent to all NCAA senior women administrators this week with the winner to be announced at the end of the month.