Wildcats of the Week

MANHATTAN, Kan. Soriana Pacheco of the K-State volleyball team and Lamark Brown are this week’s Wildcats of the Week honorees, announced on Tuesday morning by the Kansas State Athletic Department.

Female

Soriana Pacheco, S, Jr., Turmero, Venezuela/Western Nebraska CC

Junior setter Soriana Pacheco helped steer the Wildcats offense to victories over Texas A&M and Kansas this week. Pacheco averaged 10.89 assists per set with 47 against the Aggies in a five-set win and 51 against Kansas in four sets. She added three kills on six attempts against the Aggies along with two aces and nine digs. The Wildcats hit .303 as a team in the win over the Aggies. In the Sunflower Showdown against Kansas, Pacheco had 51 assists her third match with at least 50 assists -- and seven digs. She also kept the Jayhawks off balance with three service aces.

Male

Lamark Brown, RB, So., Hazelwood, Mo./Hazelwood West HS

Lamark Brown, in his first game back from an injury last week at Kansas, recorded another 20-plus carry outing, but made the most of them as he scored all three of the Wildcats’ touchdowns against the Jayhawks. Brown’s three rushing scores were the most by a K-State running back since James Johnson tallied three against Missouri State on Sept. 15, 2007.

Wildcats of the Week honorees

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

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

Sept. 16 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)

Nov. 4 Lamark Brown (FB), Soriana Pacheco (VB)