Hildebrandt Receives Hometown Award

MANHATTAN, Kan. - Freshman Laura Hildebrandt of the Kansas State women’s golf team received the Jeff Dickens Memorial Award, an award given out by The Hamilton Spectator in Hamilton, Ontario. The award is given to the person who best exemplifies academics, athletics and community involvement throughout the year.


Hildebrandt, who participated in all five fall tournaments as a freshman, posted an 80.53 stroke average this fall. Her best finish came in just her second collegiate tournament, where she tied for 20th at the Marilynn Smith/Sunflower in Lawrence, Kan.


The K-State women’s golf team will begin its spring schedule in Rio Verde, Ariz., at the Rio Verde Collegiate Invitational on March 6.