OWINGS MILLS, Md. – Moriah Savage, who recently wrapped up a stellar four-year career with the Stevenson University women's volleyball program, is one of two honorees for the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year from the MAC Commonwealth. Nationally, a total of 149 conference-level honorees across all three NCAA divisions have been nominated for the award.
Savage is a three-time MAC Commonwealth All-Conference selection, earning First Team honors as a senior. A two-time AVCA Honorable Mention All-American, Savage has been a member of four NCAA tournament and MAC Commonwealth Champion teams at Stevenson, and wrapped up her career this fall with 1,063 kills, 247 blocks and 248 digs. She also competed in outdoor track and field this spring.
In the classroom, Savage is a three-time MAC All-Academic Team selection. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Stevenson in May with a degree in Criminal Justice. Savage has been active with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and has done volunteer work with Believe in Tomorrow Children's House and My Sister's Place Women's Center.
Conference-level nominations will be forwarded to the NCAA Woman of the Year Selection Committee, which will choose the top 10 honorees in each of the three NCAA divisions. The NCAA will announce the Top 30 honorees on ncaa.org in early September.
From among those 30 candidates, the selection committee determines the top three finalists in each division. The NCAA Committee on Women's Athletics will select the 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year from the nine finalists. You can learn more about the award, selection process and previous winners at ncaa.org/woty.
The 2019 NCAA Woman of the Year will be announced at an awards dinner in Indianapolis on Sunday, October 20, 2019.