Friday, June 19, 2015

Big 12 honors 50 KU freshmen


Fifty Kansas University freshmen were named to the All-Big 12 Rookie Team, the league announced Thursday.

Oklahoma, with 60, was the only school with more student-athletes on the team, which recognizes new, first-time incoming freshmen who have completed 24 semester hours of non-remedial coursework and achieved a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.00.

Additionally, the student-athlete must have participated in at least one of his team’s scheduled contests and must have been a member of that respective team for their sport’s entire NCAA Championship segment. The Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team was introduced in the 2012-13 academic year.

Kansas’ honorees:

Brandon Johnson, Baseball; Matt McLaughlin, Baseball; Blake Weiman, Baseball; Lauren Aldridge, Basketball; Terriell Bradley, Basketball; Chayla Cheadle, Basketball; Kelly Oubre, Basketball; Josh Pollard, Basketball; Joe Dineen, Football; Gary Daoust, Golf; Kallie Gonzalez, Golf; Daniel Hudson, Golf; Spencer Painton, Golf; MacKenzie Sexe, Golf;

Angie Allen, Rowing; Bailey Coolidge, Rowing; BriAnna Dittberner, Rowing; Daisy Tackett, Rowing; Kailey Tennant, Rowing; Kaelyn Thierolf, Rowing; Hannah Lukinac, Soccer; Erin McGinley, Softball; Amanda Organ, Softball; Jessie Roane, Softball; Hannah Driscoll, Swim/Dive; Nika Fellows, Swim/Dive; Madison Hutchison, Swim/Dive; Nadia Khechfe, Swim/Dive; Anna Peirano, Swim/Dive; Lydia Pocisk, Swim/Dive; Sydney Power, Swim/Dive; Madison Straight, Swim/Dive;

Madison Harrison, Tennis; Rachel McNeely, Tennis; Lauren Pickens, Tennis; Ben Burchstead, Track; Dalzel Dorie, Track; Jack McDonald, Track; Chris Melgares, Track; Alexis Romero, Track; Alaina Schroeder, Track; Laura Taylor, Track; Carson Vickroy, Track; Ezekial Welch, Track; Addison Barry, Volleyball; Claire Carpenter, Volleyball; Kayla Cheadle, Volleyball; Ainise Havili, Volleyball; Tori Miller, Volleyball; Madison Rigdon, Volleyball.


Suzi Marshall 7 years, 3 months ago

Very happy to see KO on this list. I expected to see Pollard but very surprised not to see Mykailiuk's name. For the Men's BBall to finish with a 2.8, there must have been 2 or 3 guys that really struggled.

Harlan Hobbs 7 years, 3 months ago

Nice to see these young student athletes get some recognition.

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