Notre Dame women’s soccer star Melissa Henderson is up for an ESPY award, as "Best Female College Athlete", to be announced at ESPN’s annual awards show, the ESPY’s on Wednesday, July 13.
Henderson led the Notre Dame women’s soccer team to the national championship in 2010, as was the runner-up for the Hermann Trophy, given annually to the nation’s top player.
The others competing against Henderson for this year’s ESPY Award for “Best Female College Athlete” are Penn State volleyball player Blair Brown, Arizona State softball player Dallas Escobedo, USC swimmer Katinka Hosszu and Connecticut women’s basketball player Maya Moore.
The ESPYs will take place at 9 p.m. ET on July 13 from the Nokia Theater in downtown Los Angeles, with the ceremony broadcast live on ESPN.