Former BYU Women’s Volleyball Standout A Contender For NCAA Woman of the Year

Former BYU Women’s Volleyball Standout A Contender For NCAA Woman of the Year

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.-Thursday, former Brigham Young University women’s volleyball standout Amy Boswell Usevitch became one of the Top 30 candidates for the NCAA Woman of the Year award.

Usevitch is a former All-American middle-blocker and is one of 10 NCAA Division I female athletes nominated for this award along with 10 apiece from NCAA Division II and Division III.

She is also the only athlete from a Utah school to advance into the Top 30.

Criteria for inclusion include excellence in academics, athletics, community service and leadership.

Usevitch graduated from BYU in December 2017 with a cumulative GPA of 3.87 and completed her nursing degree while minoring in Gerontology.

The selection committee will announce the nine finalists, which includes three women apiece from Division I, Division II and Division III, in October 30.

As one of the 30 contenders, however, Usevitch is assured a spot at a celebration honoring this distinction October 28 in Indianapolis.