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Former field hockey standout named a Top 30 honoree for NCAA Woman of the Year

September 6, 2017 : Liberty University Athletics

Former Liberty field hockey student-athlete Serena Barr has been named a Top 30 Honoree for the 2017 NCAA Woman of the Year Award, as announced by the Women of the Year selection committee.

Barr is the first Liberty student-athlete in school history to reach the top 30 for the NCAA Woman of the Year. She is one of 10 Division I athletes and the only field hockey student-athlete to be named on the listing.

Barr graduated summa cum laude from Liberty in May with a Bachelor of Science degree in public health and a perfect 4.00 GPA. 

The NCAA Committee on Women's Athletics will choose the 2017 Woman of the Year, which will be named at a ceremony in Indianapolis on Oct. 22.

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