the great accomplishments of past Lady Razorbacks saluted in the Academics
& Community section of the museum are Arkansas' past winners of the NCAA
Woman of the Year award.
- Started in 1991,
the NCAA Woman of the Year program honors individuals who excel on
the court, in the classroom and in the community. Each NCAA member
institution nominates its Woman of the Year for statewide honors.
A panel of national journalists and college administrators vote for
52 national finalists and the national Woman of the Year. The University
of Arkansas is proud to have eight Lady Razorbacks from five different
sports voted as the NCAA Woman of the Year for the state of Arkansas.
Arkansas' NCAA Woman of the Year state winners
- 1991 -- Cynthia Moore, track and field
- A five-time all-American and school record holder in the triple
jump, the El Dorado, Ark., native was an honors graduate in education.
- 1992 -- Amber Nicholas, basketball
- The MVP of the 1991 SWC Tournament, the Newark, Ark., product
was a two-time CoSIDA Academic All-American and received an NCAA
- 1993 -- Blair Savage, basketball
- An all-SWC player, the Gravette, Ark., forward received the
Entergy Postgraduate Scholarship for her excellence in mathematics
- 1994 -- Kim Mount, track and field
- One of a handful of four-time NCAA cross country national participants
in Arkansas history, the North Little Rock, Ark., distance runner
also earned the Lon Farrell Award for the highest GPA earned by
any graduating athlete.
- 1995 -- Honey Marsh, soccer
- The first SEC Player of the Year, the Hudson, Fla., soccer star
was named all-region as well as all-SEC academic team.
- 1997 -- Megan Flowers, track and field
- An eight-time all-American, two-time SEC cross country runner
of the year and 1994 SEC champion, the Fort Worth, Texas, runner
was a two-time CoSIDA/GTE Academic All-American.
- 1998 -- Christy Smith, basketball
- A four-time AP honorable mention all-American, the West Lafayette,
Ind., point guard led Arkansas to the 1998 Final Four and was
a three-time all-SEC academic team selection.
- 1999 - Jessica Field, volleyball
- An AVCA All-American as a junior, Jessica Field led Arkansas
to the NCAA East Regionals as a senior. One of the top blockers
in SEC history, Field became the first Arkansas athlete to receive
the SEC Boyd McWhorter Scholar Athlete Award.