Lia Thomas' NCAA Woman of the Year bid expires, and the Ivy League chooses Columbia fencer

On Monday, the NCAA announced its conference selections for the 2022 Woman

She was the 2019 NCAA Women's Foil Champion, finishing fifth at The Ivy League Championships, second at the Northeast Regional

Maniatty Award as Columbia's finest senior student-athlete in 2022. Binder was chosen above numerous other athletes

Thomas set records in the pool during the 2021-2022 college swimming season, culminating in an NCAA swimming championship in March

Thomas – who started hormone replacement therapy in 2019 – shattered UPenn records in the pool, breaking the university

Thomas won three events in the Ivy League championships in February, finishing first in points among the league's 129 female

A new school and meet record of 47.63 was set by Thomas in the 100-meter freestyle. On top of that, Thomas swam the 200

According to Sports Illustrated, Thomas smashed Olympian Kate Ziegler's previous record of 500 free times in the Ivy