SAN BRUNO, Calif. - Two student-athletes from West Coast Conference institutions have been selected as 2016 NCAA Woman of the Year nominees as announced by the association. San Diego women's tennis student-athlete Marta Stojanovic and Portland rowing student-athlete Molly Templin were two of the nominees that are in consideration for the prestigious award.
The NCAA Woman of the Year award honors graduating female college athletes who have exhausted their eligibility and distinguished themselves throughout their collegiate careers in academics, athletics, service and leadership.
Marta Stojanovic, San Diego
Stojanovic, who recently received the WCC Postgraduate Scholarship, graduated with a perfect 4.00 GPA in Behavioral Neuroscience and was named the College of Arts & Sciences Valedictorian for the Class of 2016. Stojanovic will pursue a Ph.D. program in clinical psychology at Washington University in St. Louis and will specialize in neuropsychology with a focus on Alzheimer’s disease research. A two-time ITA Scholar-Athlete, Stojanovic posted 98 career victories for the Toreros and served as team captain as a junior and senior.
Molly Templin, Portland
Templin earned All-WCC honors as a senior for the Pilots as she helped lead Portland to a fourth-place finish at the 2016 WCC Rowing Championships. Templin was a member of the Varsity 8 that had the best finish in program history at the championships. She was named a Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) National Scholar Athletes for three consecutive seasons and earned WCC All-Academic Team honors with a 3.88 GPA in biology.