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Lia Thomas nominated by University of Pennsylvania for NCAA 'Woman of the Year' award

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The University of Pennsylvania nominated swimmer Lia Thomas for the NCAA "Woman of the Year" award. According to an announcement from the NCAA, the University of Pennsylvania nominated the transgender athlete for the award, which recognizes female student-athletes. "Established in 1991, the award recognizes female student-athletes who have exhausted their eligibility and distinguished themselves in their community, in athletics and in academics throughout their college careers," the NCAA nomination page reads.
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Trans swimmer Lia Thomas nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year award

The University of Pennsylvania has nominated transgender swimmer Lia Thomas for the 2022 NCAA Woman of the Year award, the American college sports regulating body said.

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University Of Pennsylvania Swimmer Lia Thomas Nominated For NCAA Woman Of The Year Award

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The University of Pennsylvania has nominated swimmer Lia Thomas for the 2022 NCAA woman of the year award. Thomas shot to fame earlier this year when she became the first trans woman NCAA champion in Division I history.Last month, swimming’s world governing body, FINA, voted to restrict the participation of transgender athletes in elite women’s competitions, making Thomas ineligible to compete.The winner of the Woman of the …

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Transgender swimmer Lia Thomas nominated for NCAA 2022 Woman of the Year Award

The University of Pennsylvania nominated swimmer Lia Thomas -- who has become the face of the debate on transgender women in sports -- for the 2022 NCAA Woman of the Year award.

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Lia Thomas nominated for NCAA Woman of the Year award

Story at a glance Lia Thomas, the former University of Pennsylvania swimmer at the center of a national debate over whether transgender athletes should be able to compete on sports teams consistent…

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Transgender swimmer Lia Thomas nominated for NCAA 2022 Woman of the Year Award

By Amanda Musa, CNNThe University of Pennsylvania nominated swimmer Lia Thomas — who has become the face of the debate on transgender women in sports — for the 2022 NCAA Woman of the Year award.The Ivy League swimmer was nominated as a Division I athlete for Swimming and Diving, according to the NCAA website. The award is meant to honor the “academic achievements, athletics excellence, community service and leadership of graduating female colleg…

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By Amanda Musa, CNNThe University of Pennsylvania nominated swimmer Lia Thomas — who has become the face of the debate on transgender women in sports — for the 2022 NCAA Woman of the Year award.The Ivy League swimmer was nominated as a Division I athlete for Swimming and Diving, according to the NCAA website. The award is meant to honor the “academic achievements, athletics excellence, community service and leadership of graduating female colleg…

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