The University of British Columbia

Female Rookie of the Year (Year by Year)

Similar to the Most Outstanding Athlete of the Year award, the Rookie of the Year is awarded based on superior athletic achievement for a player in his or her first year of post-secondary competition with more weight given to those recognized by a respective athletics association (Canada West/CIS, Pacwest/CCAA, etc.) with national recognition will be weighted more heavily than conference recognition. Rookie candidates must also demonstrate good academic standing.


Female Rookie of the Year (This award was created in April of 2015.)


  • 2016-17 |  Sara McCreary | Volleyball
  • 2015-16 | Joella Koblischke | Soccer
  • 2014-15 | Vanessa Botteselle & Courtney Hemmerling | Basketball & Soccer (Respectively)