Jing Leung was selected as one of Ivy League's two NCAA Woman of the Year nominees announced on Wednesday (Gavin Baker).
PRINCETON, N.J. – Harvard women's diver Jing Leung has been selected as one of the Ivy League's two NCAA Woman of the Year nominees as announced on Wednesday. She was chosen from an outstanding pool of candidates via a vote by administrators representing all eight schools.
A three-time platform zone diving champion and Ron Keenhold Career High Point Diver, Leung served as a team captain during her senior season, guiding Harvard to its 13th Ivy League title and third in five years. She also excelled out of the pool, earning Academic All-Ivy honors and a four-time CSCAA Scholar All-America selection, while volunteering her time to numerous community service projects. Additionally, during her time at Harvard she was an active member of the Harvard Alumni Association as the Student Reunions Coordinator as well as a Quincy House Green Representative.
Leung graduated in May with a degree in statistics.
The NCAA Woman of the Year Award, now in its 28th year, recognizes graduating female student-athletes who have made an impact in academics, athletics, service, and leadership throughout the entirety of their collegiate careers.
The NCAA Woman of the Year selection committee will choose 10 honorees from each division. The committee will then select three honorees from each division and name the nine finalists in September. The 2018 NCAA Woman of the Year will be announced at the annual award ceremony on Oct. 28 in Indianapolis.