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.)|
|2014-15||Vanessa Botteselle & Courtney Hemmerling||Basketball & Soccer (Respectively)|