In Focus - Archives 2014

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Oklahoma Student-Athlete Spotlight: Alex Ghilea
In Focus 03/24/2015

If a rose by any other name would smell just as sweet, then perhaps Oklahoma men's tennis sophomore Alex Ghilea by any other nickname would play just as well.

Oklahoma State Student Athlete Spotlight: Women's Tennis
In Focus 03/20/2015

The Oklahoma State women's tennis team is only halfway through the season and has already seen an impressive amount of success.

Oklahoma State Student Athlete Spotlight: Softball Freshman Class
In Focus 03/19/2015

The 2015 Oklahoma State softball team is unlike any squad the program has fielded over the course of its 27-year history.

Oklahoma State Student Athlete Spotlight: Tim Arakawa
In Focus 03/18/2015

Tim Arakawa has been playing baseball since the time he could walk, with a love of the game passed on from his grandfather and father.

Oklahoma State Student Athlete Spotlight: Kaela Edwards
In Focus 03/17/2015

During her freshman year of high school, Big 12 champion Kaela Edwards, quit the track team after one practice. Nearly eight years later, the junior middle distance specialist has become one of the top women's 800- and 1,000-meter runners in the country, has two Big 12 titles and even has an Oklahoma State University school record under her belt.

This Week's In Focus Institution Is Oklahoma State
In Focus 03/16/2015

Oklahoma State University will be spotlighted in a series of feature stories this week on OSU was established in 1890 in Stillwater, Okla., and boasts an enrollment of 35,214

Kansas State Student-Athlete Spotlight: Thomas Gipson
In Focus 02/19/2015

Senior men's basketball player Thomas Gipson, a native of Cedar Hill, Texas, has become one of the strongest and most popular Kansas State players in recent history. Gipson has gone through ups and downs in his four years at K-State and has grown into his leadership role with the team.

Kansas State Student-Athlete Spotlight: Shaelyn Martin
In Focus 02/18/2015

There are few players in the game today that are willing to do all of the little things that can easily go unseen like Kansas State's freshman guard Shaelyn Martin.

Kansas State Student-Athlete Spotlight: Dani Winters
In Focus 02/17/2015

Kansas State's women's indoor track and field team is ranked No. 10 in the country, the highest the school's team has ever been ranked. Junior thrower Dani Winters is one of the many reasons for the ‘Cats rise to national prominence.

Kansas Student-Athlete Spotlight: Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk
In Focus 02/12/2015

Few take as far a journey as freshman Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk. His path to Lawrence covers over 5,500 miles. It starts in his hometown of Cherkasy, Ukraine, and ends in Allen Fieldhouse

Kansas Student-Athlete Spotlight: Deanna Marks
In Focus 02/11/2015

When most children get into a pool for the first time, they splash around excitedly, yet terrified of the new environment. When Deanna Marks got into the pool for the first time, she began doing dolphin kicks.

Kansas Student-Athlete Spotlight: Asia Boyd
In Focus 02/10/2015

As one of four captains, the Detroit, Michigan native has helped lead the Jayhawks to a 13-11 overall and 4-7 Big 12 Conference record so far this season.