From the Big 12 all-freshmen team one year to being named preseason all-Big 12 the next, that’s K-State Kaitlynn Pelger. The Wildcat middle blocker is the only K-Stater to make the team announced Tuesday, and one of only four sophomores throughout the league. Pelger, an Olathe South product, led K-State with 328 kills a year. She also hit .254 and averaged over one dig per set.
The preseason Big 12 player of the year is Rachel Adams of Texas, Hannah Willms of Iowa State is the preseason newcomer of the year, and the Longhorns’ Khat Bell is the preseason freshman of the year.