“This year’s Sportswoman of the Year winner is former ThunderRidge High School basketball star and current Duke University freshman standout Abby Waner.

Waner, who has no trouble putting the ball in the basket led the state in scoring in her senior year at ThunderRidge with a 31.0-point average. She travelled to Tunisia where she helped the USA Under-19 team win a world championship. Abby was also named the Gatorade national high school player of the year in 2005.

Abby Waner looks to add to her success in the upcoming NCAA tournament as a vital member of the Duke Blue Devils highly-ranked squad.”