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NCAA's top female athlete to be honored in Indianapolis



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The 2005 NCAA Woman of the Year Award winner will be named Saturday in Indianapolis from 10 finalists.

The award is given annually to a senior student-athlete who demonstrates exceptional achievement in athletics, academics and community service.

Eligibility requires a varsity letter in an NCAA-sponsored sport and participation in 2004-05. Nominees can be selected from schools in Division I, II and III and must have a minimum 2.5 grade-point average.

The finalists are:

*Deirdre Dlugonski, Penn State, swimming and diving.

*Leah Geib, Delaware, field hockey.

*Lindsay Hagerman, Washington and Lee, tennis.

*Melissa Lehman, Barry University, volleyball.

*Lauryn McCalley, Tennessee, swimming and diving.

*Michelle Reeser, Alabama, gymnastics.

*Richelle Simpson, Nebraska, gymnastics.

*Jennifer Skolaski, Iowa, swimming and diving.

*Alisha Williams, Western State College of Colorado, cross country/track and field.

*Janiva Willis, Winthrop, softball.

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