Soccer - Archives 2017
West Virginia, the 2016 Big 12 Soccer Champions and national runner-up was selected unanimously to finish No. 1 in the 2017 Big 12 Soccer Preseason Poll, voted on by coaches.
The Big 12 Conference has announced the 2017 Preseason All-Big 12 Soccer team, as voted on by league coaches.The team, made up of 11 student-athletes, was led by a league record six honorees from West Virginia.
Soccer defender Kadeisha Buchanan (West Virginia), men's basketball guard Frank Mason III (Kansas) and swimmer Will Licon (Texas) were selected as 2016-17 Big 12 Athletes of the Year.
Big 12 Athlete of the Year candidates will be highlighted each day through July 23. Fans will then be able to vote for their male and female choices on July 23-25 on Big12Sports.com. Fan voting will be considered in the final tally for selecting this prestigious award. Today's featured candidates are West Virginia's Kadeisha Buchanan and Jevon Carter.
A total of 441 student-athletes have been named to the 2016-17 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team, which honors conference competitors who are new, incoming freshmen at their respective league institution.
An extended agreement and a first-time location highlight the announcement of Big 12 championship sites in men's golf and soccer.