INDIANAPOLIS — Nebraska track athlete Angela Mercurio was named the NCAA Woman of the Year during a ceremony Sunday night.

Mercurio is the second Husker to receive the honor, joining former volleyball player Billie Winsett-Fletcher, who won the award in 1996.

The award recognizes the nation's top senior female student-athlete who excelled in academics, athletics, service and leadership.

Mercurio was a three-time All-American in the triple jump and a two-time academic All-American. She graduated in May with a 3.99 GPA as a double major in biochemistry and women's and gender studies.​

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