K-State places 10 on All-Big 12 academic selections



MANHATTAN, Kansas – K-State football placed 10 student-athletes in the first All-Big 12 academy team, including seven league-top recipients, with 4.00 GPA in an announcement made by the league office on Wednesday.

In its six seasons of action, Kansas State has now received 69 All-Big 12 academic citations, including 60 first-team honors.

The 10 K-State student-athletes on the First All-Big 12 Academic Team were: senior Emilie Crain, graduate student Brookelynn entz, second year Erin Morrissey, junior Bailey Nemechek, second year Peyton pearson, Senior Maguire Sullivan, red shirt in second year Caylee thornhill, junior Shae Turner, second year Maddie Weichel and second Alaina Werremeyer.

Crain, Entz, Morrissey, Pearson, Sullivan, Turner and Weicehl were each selected for the team with a cumulative grade point average of 4.0.

Entz, won his fourth career honor. Crain, Nemechek and Sullivan won their third career honor, while Thornhill and Turner earned their second career honor.

Appointed by the director of student-athlete support services at each institution, the varsity team for all women’s soccer leagues consisted of 116 members of the first team and 12 members of the second team. The members of the first team consist of those who have maintained a GPA of 3.20 or better, and the second team are those who have a GPA of 3.00 to 3.19.

To qualify, student-athletes must maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher, in the previous two semesters, and must have participated in 60% of their team’s scheduled competitions. First year students and transfers are not eligible during their first year of university residency. Senior student-athletes who have competed for at least two years and meet all criteria except percentage of attendance are also eligible.

This weekend, K-State will play its final Big 12 road game of the 2021 season on Friday, October 22, as the Wildcats travel to Fort Worth, Texas to face the 11th-ranked TCU.

The Wildcats will play their final home game of the regular season on Thursday, October 28, with K-State playing host to Iowa State at 7 p.m.



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