Men's Golf Places Four On Academic All-Big 12 Team

April 18, 2006


Four members of the University of Kansas men’s golf team were among 36 student-athletes named to the 2006 Academic All-Big 12 Team the conference office announced on Tuesday. Seniors Pete Krsnich, Luke Trammell, Jason Sigler and Ryan Rainer were named to the first team.

Krsnich, a communications major, has competed in each of the Jayhawks’ six tournaments this spring and is third on the team with a 73.94 stroke average this season. This marks the second-straight time he has been named to the first team.

Trammel, a sport management major, has participated in all six events this spring for the `Hawks with a 74.56 average. This is the second time in as many years that the Edmond, Okla. native has been named to the team.

Sigler, a sport management major from Leavenworth, Kan., has competed in three events this spring for Kansas and is posting a 77.55 average. This is the first time he has been named to the team.

Rainer, a business major, has competed two events overall for Kansas in 2005-06 and holds a 76.17 average. This is the second time he has been named to the team (2003).

Nominated by each institution’s director of student-athlete support services and the media relations offices, the academic all-league men’s golf squad consisted of 26 first team members combined with 10 on the second team. First team members consist of those who have maintained a 3.20 or better GPA, and the second team are those who have a 3.00 to 3.19 GPA.

The Jayhawks will participate in the 2006 Big 12 Championship scheduled for April 24-25 at Southern Hills in Tulsa, Okla.