The CoSIDA Academic All-American-of-the-Year award is given annually to the top student-athlete in each sport as voted on by the College Sports Information Directors of America. A total of 10 Nebraska student-athletes have won the CoSIDA Academic All-American-of-the-Year award 15 times with winners coming from seven NU sports.

Chronological Listing

  • Lori Sippel, Softball (1988)
  • Virginia Stahr, Volleyball (1988, 1989)
  • Janet Kruse, Volleyball (1990, 1991)
  • Karen Jennings, Women's Basketball (1992, 1993)
  • Rob Zatechka, Football (1994)
  • Nicola Martial, Women's Track & Field (1996)
  • Joy Taylor, Women's Gymnastics (1996)
  • Janet Blomstedt, Women's Track & Field (1997)
  • Jeff Leise, Baseball (2002, 2003)
  • Sarah Pavan, Volleyball (2006, 2007)

Two-Time Academic All-Americans of the Year (5)

  • Virginia Stahr, Volleyball (1988, 1989)
  • Janet Kruse, Volleyball (1990, 1991)
  • Karen Jennings, Women's Basketball (1992, 1993)
  • Jeff Leise, Baseball (2002, 2003)
  • Sarah Pavan, Volleyball (2006, 2007)