Walt Koelbel Named to Academic All-Big 12 First Team
April 23, 2008
<?xml:namespace prefix=”st1″ ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags”?>LAWRENCE, Kan. — The Kansas men’s and women’s golf team were both represented on the 2008 Academic All-Big 12 teams. The women’s team placed four members on the first and second team, while the men’s team had one representative on the first team.
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Sophomore Meghan Gockel was one of the five nominees to achieve a perfect 4.0 during the fall semester. Gockel is an accounting major hailing from Dallas, Texas.
Senior Walt Koelbel was named the to the Men’s Academic All-Big 12 First Team. The Cherry Hills Village, Colo. native is majoring in business management.
Both the men’s and women’s golf teams will be competing in the Big 12 Championships April 25-27. The men’s event will be held in Trinity, Texas, while the women’s event will be conducted in Stillwater, Okla.
Women’s First Team
Annie Giangrosso Sr. Sports Management Overland Park, Kan.
Meghan Gockel So. Accounting Dallas, Texas
Jaci Hiatt Sr. Business Management Olathe, Kan.
Women’s Second Team
JoJo Hallenbeck Sr. Microbiology Ankeny, Iowa
Men’s First Team
Walt Koelbel Jr. Business Management Cherry Hills Village, Colo