Friday, June 24, 2016

Rookie honors to 39 Jayhawks


Kansas University freshmen athletes Ariadna Fonseca-Diaz (golf), Kaitlyn Hartnett (rowing) and Ryan Liston (cross country/track and field) were among 39 total freshmen league honorees with perfect 4.0 grade-point averages named to the 2015-16 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team.

Other Kansas student-athletes named to the team were — Blake Goldsberry and Blake Shinkle, baseball; Lagerald Vick, basketball; Larry Hughes, Clyde McCauley, Steven Sims and Ryan Willis, football; Laine Evans, Charlie Hillier and Drake Hull, golf; Brooke Haskins, Jessica Kirchner, Kelly Koenigsman, Janelle Lee, Tumi Osunsanmi, Mckayla Ross and Lilly Stewart, rowing; Bailey Bravard, Anna Courtney, Grace Hagan and Roberts Parker, soccer; Emily Bermel, softball; Haley Bishop, Cassaundra Pino, Taylor Sieperda and Libby Walker, swimming and diving; Nina Khmelnitckaia and Anastasiya Rychagova, tennis; and Riley Cooney, Deanna Dougherty, Emily Downey, Morgan Griffiths, Braden Kleinschmidt, Connor McMullen, Michael Melgares, Wumi Omare, Emmi Skopec, Caraline Slattery and Shaylyn Stallbaumer, track and field.


Clara Westphal 5 years, 4 months ago

Congratulations to all. What a wonderful accomplishment.

Titus Canby 5 years, 4 months ago

That's impressive. Great to see true student athletes.

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