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Kindred Wesemann

School

Kansas State

Position
Guard
Major
Kinesiology

Classroom

Kindred Wesemann has been stellar in the classroom, owning a cumulative GPA of 3.65. She has been recognized for her efforts, as she is a two-time Academic All-Big 12 selection, was named the 2016 Big 12 WBB Scholar-Athlete of the Year, a 2014 Big 12 Academic All-Rookie Team recipient and a six-time Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll member.

Character

Wesemann is the emotional and vocal heart of the Wildcats. As the point guard the last two seasons for K-State, she was tasked with the responsibility of guiding the team through a coaching change and took on the responsibility flawlessly. She is an upbeat person who always greets her teammates, fans, staff members and media with a smile and a positive word.

Community

Wesemann has been an active member of the Manhattan community during her time at K-State. Every year, she has participated in the Buddy Walk, which raises awareness for special-needs children and adults. In the spring, she has served as a counselor at K-State’s Special Olympics camps and clinics. She also has participated in the Junior Wildcat Fantasy Day that is held each spring and donated her time and effort during the last two holiday seasons to aid the Ft. Riley Christmas Clinic.

Wesemann has helped with the Cats for Cans program to benefit the Flint Hills Breadbasket in 2014 and 2016, and in 2014, she participated in the Docs vs. Jocks games to benefit the local free clinics in the Manhattan/Wamego/Junction City communities.

Competition

Wesemann has steadily improved her numbers over her first three seasons. In 2015-16, she was named to the All-Big 12 Second Team by helping lead K-State to its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2011-12, and did so by setting career highs in a number of statistical categories, including points, field goals made, 3-point field goals made, free throws made and attempted, rebounds, assists and steals. She entered the 2016-17 season on the cusp of 1,000 career points and ascending to the top-5 in program history for career 3-point field goals made.