The following is a composite list of student-athlete newcomers slated to compete in the Big 12 for the first time in the 2016-17 season. The list will be updated at Big12Sports.com as the signees are officially released by each member institution.
Three Big 12 standouts were selected in the 2016 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) draft.
West Virginia University women's soccer junior Kadeisha Buchanan is one of four nominees for the 2015-16 Honda Sports Award for women's soccer, as announced by Chris Voelz, Executive Director of THE Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA) today.
West Virginia junior defender Kadeisha Buchanan is one of three finalists for the 2015 Missouri Athletic Club's (MAC) Hermann Trophy.
The Big 12 Conference has announced its 2015 Fall Scholar-Athletes of the Year
The National Soccer Coaches Association of America has announced the 2015 NSCAA All-America Teams for NCAA Division I women's teams and three Big 12 players were recognized.
Five Big 12 student-athletes have earned National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Central Region honors, as announced by the organization today. Kadeisha Buchanan (West Virginia), Ashley Lawrence (West Virginia), Liana Salazar (Kansas), Janine Beckie (Texas Tech) and Kailey Utley (West Virginia) lead the way for the conference's honorees.
Two Big 12 women's soccer standouts were honored with Senior CLASS Award Second Team recognition on Thursday. Amanda Hill (West Virginia) and Abby Smith (Texas) both garnered the award after posting successful seasons both on the pitch and in the classroom.
No conference boasts more student-athletes on the list, as three Big 12 soccer standouts have been named semifinalists for the 2015 Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
Texas Tech soccer coach Tom Stone, in his ninth year in Lubbock, has been named the NSCAA Central Region Coach of the Year.
Senior captains Amanda Hill and Kailey Utley of the West Virginia soccer team earned 2015 CoSIDA All-America honors, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
Propelled by a three-goal second half, the West Virginia Mountaineers advanced to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Women's Soccer Championship with a 5-2 victory over Loyola Marymount on Sunday afternoon. The win marks the second time in school history that WVU has made the round of eight.