Good afternoon K-State Nation!
Let me start by congratulating
Coach Fritz and our volleyball team on a terrific season and their
selection to the NCAA Tournament beginning this weekend in Lincoln, Neb.
I'll be springing my daughter Virginia from school just a bit early
Friday afternoon so we can make the short drive north to the Devaney
Center for our first-round contest against Pac-12 member Utah at 4:30
p.m. With a victory the Cats would take on the winner of
Nebraska/Hofstra on Saturday for the right to advance to the Seattle
Regional. Click here for more information
about NCAA volleyball action,
and let's also salute Kylee Zumach, Katie Brand and Natali Jones on
being named to the All-Big 12 team and to Kylee for also being named Big
12 Freshman of the Year!
I consider myself to be one lucky
athletic director - we should never take bowl eligibility or
participation in the NCAA Tournament for granted in any sport! In the
36-hour period starting at 4:30 p.m. tomorrow we'll watch the Cats play
in the NCAA volleyball tournament AND play for a Big 12 football
championship! Let's keep building together on our Vision of a Model
Intercollegiate Athletics Program.
Rather than the semester
"winding down" it actually feels like we are sprinting to the finish
line, so let's get to some additional updates, beginning with a big week
ahead for our football team.