Katie McClure was born to score goals. Her knack for finding the back of the net was on display plenty during a record-setting Kansas career and now has earned her a chance to chase her professional dreams as well.
The Big 12 Conference announced the 2019-20 Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team on Wednesday, with a total of 856 student-athletes earning the distinction. Kansas had 73 student-athletes on the list, and 13 of the Jayhawks’ recipients earned perfect 4.0 grade point averages in the past year.
Incoming Kansas Soccer freshman Lexy Farrington will head to Lawrence this fall to begin her Jayhawk career with a long list of accolades from her days as a multi-sport star at Blue Valley North High School, and on June 6, that list got longer when the Kansas City Star named the Leawood, Kansas native its Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year.