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Mines' Zoe Baker is in Top 9 for NCAA Woman of the Year

The decorated distance runner and student researcher is the first Mines student-athlete to reach the finals for the prestigious national award

Hear from Zoe Baker '22 — RMAC Champion, CoSIDA Academic All-American of the Year, National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow and 2022 NCAA Woman of the Year Top 9 Finalist — in her own words. 

The NCAA Woman of the Year will be announced in January at the NCAA Convention in San Antonio. A total of 577 athletes across all three divisions nationwide were nominated this year for the award, which recognizes graduating female student-athletes for excellence in academics, athletics, community service and leadership. 

Baker, who is currently working on her master's degree in computer science, is the first Mines student-athlete to reach the final nine for the prestigious national award. 

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