Loren Shealy, a rising junior on the North Carolina field hockey team, is one of five female finalists for the 2013 Sports Illustrated College Athlete of the Year Award. Five male and five female finalists were announced Wednesday, and the winners will be featured in the May 27 issue of SI, which hits newsstands on May 22. Winners also will be featured on SI.com.
The award celebrates one female and one male collegiate student-athlete who have demonstrated excellent performance on the field and in the classroom, sportsmanship and commitment to community.
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