In Focus - Archives 2014

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Kansas State Student-Athlete Spotlight: Tyler Moore
In Focus 05/15/2015

Humble, polite, and soft-spoken may represent Kansas State junior walk-on Tyler Moore's personality, but his play on the field is quite different.

Kansas State Student-Athlete Spotlight: Madison Talley
In Focus 05/14/2015

Madison Talley has put together one of the most unique and special seasons in Kansas State women's golf history. The sophomore became the first individual golfer to go to a NCAA Regional in school history and her berth into this year's tournament marked the first time the Wildcats will be represented in the postseason since 2004.

Kansas State Student-Athlete Spotlight: A'Keyla Mitchell
In Focus 05/13/2015

On a sunny day at the Brutus Hamilton Challenge in Berkeley, California the starter raises his arm to ready the runners, K-State sprinter A'Keyla Mitchell is primed to do what no other freshman has done in the history of the school's track and field program. The starting gun is fired and when the race is over, Mitchell has broken another school record.

Kansas State Student-Athlete Spotlight: Brittany Long
In Focus 05/12/2015

The perk of attending an in-state school is the luxury of being close to home. For senior and varsity member of the Kansas State Women's Rowing team, Brittany Long from Sanger, California, hasn't had the bonus of being able to drive home in just a few hours. She has adjusted to quite a bit since moving to Kansas prior to her junior year. Long is the only team member from out of state.

This Week's In Focus Institution Is Kansas State
In Focus 05/11/2015

Kansas State University will be spotlighted in a series of feature stories this week on K-State was established in 1863 in Manhattan, Kan., and boasts an enrollment of over 24,378.

Kansas Student-Athlete Spotlight: Colby Wright
In Focus 05/08/2015

Fresh out of high school and just four months removed from enrolling nearly 2,000 miles away from home at the University of Kansas Wright found himself in the midst of not only a week-long baseball trip, but a life-changing eight-day trek.

Kansas Student-Athlete Spotlight: Josh Munsch
In Focus 05/07/2015

Kansas senior Josh Munsch has been competitive his entire life. His passion and drive have led him to be one of the top runners on the University of Kansas track & field squad this season.

Kansas Student Athlete Spotlight: Maddie Stein
In Focus 05/06/2015

To Maddie Stein, an education means more than any achievement she will attain on the field.

Kansas Student-Athlete Spotlight: Katherine Young
In Focus 05/05/2015

Looking back on one's childhood, most adults knew what they wanted to be when they grew up. For some this turned out to be true, for others new passions opened up doors unimaginable. Kansas sophomore Katherine Young is getting to experience both.

Iowa State Student-Athlete Spotlight: Brittany Gomez
In Focus 05/01/2015

2015 has been an incredible season for Iowa State junior centerfielder Brittany Gomez. With three weeks to go in the regular season, the Cyclone is nearing in on and breaking a plethora of school records, some of which have gone undisturbed for over 35 years.

Iowa State Student-Athlete Spotlight: Chonlada Chayanun
In Focus 04/30/2015

Chonlada Chayanun knows her days teeing off for the Iowa State women's golf team are numbered. The senior from Thailand has a chance to lead the Cyclones to their second-ever NCAA Golf Championship just a year after she took them to their first appearance in school history.

Iowa State Student-Athlete Spotlight: Edward Kemboi
In Focus 04/29/2015

Iowa State senior middle distance runner Edward Kemboi has taken a different path than most to winning a national champ, but one that is worth it in the end.