Track & Field Alumna Renee Tomlin Selected One of Top 30 Honorees for 2011 NCAA Woman of the Year
Aug. 22, 2011
WASHINGTON - Following a stellar career on the Hilltop both on and off the track featuring four All-America recognitions and five BIG EAST Academic All-Star accolades as well as the recipient of the 2010-11 IG EAST Scholar-Athlete Excellence Award, Renee Tomlin is now one of the top 30 honorees for the 2011 NCAA Woman of the Year award.
Selected as one of 30 from 141 conference nominations, Tomlin was one of the 10 selected from NCAA Division I with 10 coming from the other two divisions. The 2011 NCAA Woman of the Year will be chosen from among the nine finalists by the NCAA Committee on Women's Athletics.
The NCAA will salute the achievements and accomplishments of the Top 30 honorees at the 2011 NCAA Woman of the Year awards dinner to be held Sunday, October 16, in Indianapolis at the Indiana Convention Center.
Tomlin, who just completed her fifth year at Georgetown last spring, studying linguistics following her undergraduate studies in French, carries a 3.84 GPA while also boasting two BIG EAST individual titles from the 2011 outdoor season totaling seven for her career. Tomlin ran the leadoff 1,200-meter leg of the winning Penn Relays distance medley relay squad and was part of two second-place teams at the 2011 Penn Relays (4x800, 4x1,500). She holds the school record in the women's outdoor 4x1,500-meter relay (17:11.80) and the women's outdoor distance medley relay (10:51.49) and is a four-time BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
At the 2011 NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships, Tomlin earned her fourth All-America honor as she finished fourth in the women's 1,500-meter run timing in at 4:16.17. She was named a first team All-American for her efforts.