Romero & Johnson Honored by Big 12


A pair of K-State female athletes also recieved Big 12 honors on Monday.

K-State point guard Leti Romero was named the Big 12 freshman of the week after averaging 20.5 points per game in wins last weekend over Tennessee State and Charlotte.  Romero, a native of Las Palmas, Spain, scored 25 points against the 49ers on Sunday as she was a perfect 7 for 7 from the field, and 10 for 14 at the free throw line.  She also pulled down a team-best eight rebounds and dished out three assists.  Romero also had 16 points, 8 assists, and 7 rebounds against the Tigers on Friday night.

K-State volleyball redshirt junior Taylor Johnson blocked her way to a Big 12 defensive player of the week nod.  Johnson totalled of 18 stuffs in matches against Texas Tech and West Virginia last week.  The Grand Island, Nebraska product set a new career high with 10 blocks against the Lady Raiders on Wednesday, and now leads the Big 12 in league matches with 1.36 blocks per set.

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