Wildcats of the Week

MANHATTAN, Kan. Mitchell Gregson of the K-State men’s golf team and Nataly Korobkova of the volleyball team are this week’s Wildcats of the Week honorees, announced on Tuesday morning by the Kansas State Athletic Department.



Mitchell Gregson, Men’s Golf, Jr., Waterloo, Ill./Waterloo HS

Junior men’s golfer Mitchell Gregson tied the Silver Valley Creek Country Club 54-hole score and carded the second-lowest round in school history en route to his second individual championship of the season as the K-State men’s golf team concluded play at the Santa Clara Invitational. Gregson, who tallied two sub-70 rounds on Monday, finished the event with a 1-under 70 on Tuesday, giving him a winning score of 12-under 201. Besides his 54-hole score accomplishments, Gregson’s second-round score of 64 also tied for the third-lowest round in school history.


Nataly Korobkova, Opp. Sr., Krasnoyarsk, Russia/State Siberian Technological Univ.


Senior Nataly Korobkova helped orchestrate a come-from-behind win on the road in five sets against the Baylor Bears on Saturday night that saw the South paw tally 21 kills and hit .429. She also marked 16 kills and hit .256 in a five-set loss on the road to Iowa State on Wednesday night. Korobkova hit .346 for the week with 37 kills to average 3.7 kps.


Wildcats of the Week honorees

Date                 Male                                         Female

Sept. 2             Josh Freeman (FB)                    Megan Farr (VB)

Sept. 9             Courtney Herndon (FB)              Nataly Korobkova (VB)

Sept. 16            N/A                                           Rita Liliom (VB)

Sept. 23            Brandon Banks (FB)                  Beverly Ramos (XC)                                         

Sept. 30            Lamark Brown (FB)                    Lauren Mathewson (VB)                                    

Oct. 7               Robert Streb (Golf)                    Beverly Ramos (XC)

Oct. 14             Josh Freeman (FB)                    Lauren Mathewson (VB)

Oct. 21             Joshua Moore (FB)                    Rita Liliom (VB)

Oct. 28             Mitchell Gregson (Golf)              Nataly Korobkova (VB)