K-State Places 258 on Fall Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll

MANHATTAN, Kansas – Kansas State student-athletes had a strong fall semester in the classroom, as a total of 258 K-State student-athletes were named to the Fall 2019 Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll in an announcement from the league office today. The conference recognizes all student-athletes at its member institutions during each semester with a 3.0 GPA or higher.

The 258 student-athletes to earn the honor marks the 24th straight semester K-State has placed 200 or more student-athletes on the honor roll. The 258 student-athletes on the Fall 2019 Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll are the most since K-State placed a high of 263 on the Fall 2016 list.

Of the 258 K-State student-athletes earning the citation for their academic excellence, 77 registered a GPA of 4.0 in the fall semester. K-State ranks among the league’s best in terms of academic success as it continues to set a national standard in terms of APR, as all programs are currently well above the required NCAA standard.

The 77 Wildcats named to the list with a perfect 4.0 GPA in the semester were: Urte Bacianskaite (women’s track & field), Kyle Ball (football), Lilla Barzo (tennis), Mikaela Bennett (rowing), Silke Bonnen (soccer), Aaron Booth (men’s track & field), Grace Brennan (soccer), Tyler Burns (football), Brynn Carlson (volleyball), Ashley Cass (rowing), Katie Cramer (soccer), Tessa Davids (rowing), Maddie Davis (rowing), Darby Deans (women’s golf), Kerby Depenbusch (men’s track & field), Shannon Dukes (soccer), Brookelynn Entz (soccer), Alex Ferguson (women’s track & field), Jace Frieson (football), Blaise Gammon (football), Taylor Gardner (soccer), Helen Giefer (women’s track & field), James Gilbert (football), Aubrey Gilchrist (rowing), Avery Green (soccer), Jadyn Greisen (rowing), Ellie Hahn (rowing), Rachel Haskell (rowing), Nate Hassed (men’s track & field), Thomas Helten (football), Loren Hinkle (volleyball), Zach Hogueisson (baseball), Caylene Hume (women’s track & field), Cameron Illingworth (soccer), Reid Isaac (women’s golf), Kassidy Johnson (women’s track & field), Delaney Kemp (women’s track & field), Zach Kokoska (baseball), Kelsey Ladlie (rowing), Tim Lambert (men’s track & field), Shelby Lierz (soccer), Emma Lucas (women’s track & field), Laura Macke (women’s basketball), Emma Malsy (soccer), Parker McCafferty (men’s track & field), Cara Melgares (women’s track & field), Ines Mesquita (tennis), Tyler Mitchell (football), Brock Monty (football), Austin Moore (football), Bailey Nemechek (soccer), Kate Odgers (rowing), Ethan Powell (men’s track & field), Madison Rebel (rowing), Mike Rohlinger (men’s track & field), Dalton Schoen (football), Tejaswin Shankar (men’s track & field), Jessica Shenk (rowing), Taylor Smith (men’s track & field), Cailan Steward (women’s track & field), Hannah Stewart (women’s track & field), Maguire Sullivan (soccer), Jordan Tauscher (women’s track & field), Jack Thomas (men’s track & field), Cameron Thompson (baseball), Caylee Thornhill (soccer), Anna Turco (tennis), Shae Turner (soccer), Shaelyn Ward (women’s track & field), Lauren Walker (rowing), Mckenzi Weber (volleyball), Chloe Weir (women’s golf), Dylan Wentzel (football), Jordan Wicks (baseball), Jessica Williams (women’s track & field), Peyton Williams (women’s basketball & volleyball).

The football and rowing teams led all Wildcat athletic teams with 58 and 46 honorees, respectively, on the Fall 2019 Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll. Other total student-athletes on the honor roll include: soccer women’s track and field (32), soccer (26), men’s track and field (25), baseball (21), volleyball (12), men’s basketball (9), tennis (9), women’s basketball (8), men’s golf (6) and women’s golf (6).

K-State, a Tier 1 Carnegie Foundation Institution, has had an outstanding first half of the 2019-20 academic year.

In fall 2019 commencement ceremonies, K-State athletics saw 21 student-athletes receive their degrees.
 
To date K-State student-athletes have been recognized with the following honors: 66 Academic All-Big 12 recipients which includes record numbers for football and soccer. Football’s Adam Holtorf was named a finalist for the Campbell Trophy and collected the Big 12 Conference Football Scholar-Athlete of the Year award, while Denzel Goolsby was named to the Allstate/American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Good Works Team.

In addition, football’s Holtorf and Dalton Schoen and volleyball’s Brynn Carlson and Peyton Williams were named to the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District VII in their respective sports. Holtorf was also named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team.
 
K-State ranks among the league’s best in terms of academic success as it continues to set a national standard in terms of APR, as all programs are currently well above the required NCAA standard.

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Source: Kansas State Sports