July 22, 2022


University of Pennsylvania Nominates “Lia” Thomas to be NCAA Woman of the Year


The University of Pennsylvania was allowed to nominate two females for NCAA Woman of the Year, so . . .  they nominate one woman AND one guy who thinks he’s a woman.  Will (Lia) Thomas has been nominated by UPenn to be the NCAA Woman of the Year.  How insulting to all the biological females who play in NCAA sports!! 

The award is designed to recognize “female student-athletes who have exhausted their eligibility and distinguished themselves in their community, in athletics and in academics throughout their college careers.”

Well, as a male swimmer, the year before, Will Thomas ranked 462nd and now as a “female” he ranks number one in women’s college swimming.  How did he distinguish himself in his community in athletics throughout his college career?  He didn’t. 

Action Steps

Let University of Pennsylvania President Liz Magill know what you think – 215-898- 7221 or email her at

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