University of Pennsylvania swimmer Lia Thomas has nominated for the 2022 NCAA Woman of the Year Award. Lia Thomas, who has come the face of the debate about ambisexual women in sports.
An Ivy League swimmer has nominated as the department’s athlete of the year for swimming and diving. This statement is on the NCAA website. This award stands for “All-round Excellence Award”.
To celebrate the leadership of graduating female college athletes from all three divisions, according to website. In March, Thomas placed first in the women’s 500-yard freestyle and recorded the fastest time of the NCAA season.
He became the first transgender athlete to win an NCAA Division championship. With that victory, she become the first transgender athlete to win a D-I title in any sport.
Thomas swam on Peen’s men’s team. She has refocused attention on the balance between inclusion and inclusion of transgender women in sports. It’s fair play at a time
The American states are enacting laws aimed at limiting the rights of transgender people.
The NCAA set season times
for the 200-yard and 500-yard freestyle events at Ohio State’s Zippy Invitational in December. At that time, she made her first appearance in public with a stunning performance.
She rarely won the Ivy League women’s freestyle championships held in February. The races she won were the “100-yard, 200-yard and 500-yard freestyle races.”
In an interview with ABC in May, Lia spoke about depression early on in college. She started hormone replacement therapy in 2019. Lia Follow NCAA protocols. She take a year off from swimming.
As a woman, I know that if I compete, I will scrutinize. I’m prepare for that,” she said in the interview. “But I don’t need anyone’s permission to do the sport that I love myself.”
There are a lot of factors that go into the competition,” Thomas said. The largest difference now is that she’s happy. She added that transgender women “are not a threat to women’s sports.”
A Women of the Year selection panel will select 30 honorees. From that, nine finalists — three from each NCAA division — will announce, according to the organization’s website. The finalists will review by an NCAA committee.
the 2022 NCAA Women’s Player of the Year. She will name the NCAA Convention Woman of the Year.