No. Name Position Height Class Hometown (Previous School)
0 Jessica Sheble F 6-3 Senior Olathe (Olathe North HS)
1 Kaylee Page F 6-3 Junior Alma (Wamego HS, Nebraska)
2 Erica Young F 6-1 Senior Tampa, FL (Tampa Bay Tech)
3 Lanie Page F 6-3 RS Freshman Alma (Wamego HS)
5 Mercedes Brooks G 5-11 Freshman Wichita Falls, TX (SH Rider HS)
10 Kayla Goth G 6-0 Sophomore DeForest, WI (DeForest HS)
11 Peyton Williams F 6-3 Freshman Topeka (Cair Paravel HS)
12 Kelly Thomson G 5-10 RS Senior Riley (Riley County HS)
13 Eternati Willock F 6-4 Freshman Scarborough, ON. (St. John Paul II HS)
21 Karyla Middlebrook G 5-7 Junior Blue Springs, MO (Blue Springs HS, Alabama)
22 Breanna Lewis C 6-5 Senior Milwaukee, WI (Riverside HS)
23 Anna Hammaker G 5-10 Sophomore Knoxville, TN (Christian Academy)
24 Kindred Wesemann G 5-7 Senior Pleasant Hill, MO (Pleasant Hill HS)
50 Shaelyn Martin G 6-1 Junior Salina (Salina Central HS)

Champions are made when no one is watching.

Meet the Cats (pinned)
WBB tweeted this excellent team photo in October. Click to enlarge.

9/18/17  Tour the K-State Women's BB Facilities, 360°
Women's Basketball has just released this video tour of our facilities, K-State highlights and Manhattan!
9/07/17  Mittie Adds Tsybaeva to Roster for 2017-18
So... Coach Mittie completed his set of 2017-18 newcomers with Anastasia Tsybaeva, a 6' 7" junior center. (announcement) Here's a paragraph swiped from
Tsybaeva joins an incoming quintet of freshmen for the 2017-18 season including: guards Cymone Goodrich, 5' 10" (Chicago, Illinois), Rachel Ranke, 6' 1" (Burnsville, Minnesota), Alisa Wiggins, 5' 8" (Montclair, New Jersey) and posts Mary Lakes, 6' 4" (Peoria, Illinois) and Ashley Ray, 6' 5" (Girard, Kansas) and fellow junior college transfer Kali Jones, 6' 2" (Murrieta, California).
8/17/17  Women's Basketball Returns from Europe More Experienced, Ready to Play Together
Corbin McGuire has another must-read Sports Extra covering the Cats' 12-day European tour to Italy, the Vatican, Switzerland, Austria and Slovakia. The team went 2-2, and got valuable experience in learning to play together. Individually, Kaylee Page and freshman Rachel Ranke led with 11.3 points each. Peyton Williams averaged 11.0 points and 8.8 rebounds a game. She's off to Volleyball through November.
8/05/17  Cats Defeat All-Star Italy
Our Cats are undefeated in Europe after a 79-47 win over All-Star Italy today. Peyton Williams got a double-double, and led with 16 points. Shaelyn Martin almost got a triple-double. Here's the full story from K-State WBB. Video: sightseeing, days 1 & 2   sightseeing and practice, day 3
8/02/17  K-State WBB Ready to Build Connection During Europe Tour
Corbin McGuire's Sports Extra has details and players' thoughts on the European tour that started today. Managers were loading a bus at 5 a.m., and I assume they're underway. It should be a great experience!
7/31/17  K-State women's basketball team set to embark on European tour
The Topeka Capital-Journal has a great preview of the Cats' 12-day European tour, which begins on August 2.
7/26/17  Mittie Adds Wiggins to Roster for 2017-18
Coach Mittie has announced signing Alisa Wiggins, a 5'8" guard from New Jersey. Wiggins joins freshmen guards Cymone Goodrich (Chicago, Illinois) and Rachel Ranke (Burnsville, Minnesota), along with posts Mary Lakes (Peoria, Illinois) and Ashley Ray (Girard, Kansas). The Wildcats also added junior forward Kali Jones (Murrieta, California). (1350 KMAN)
7/26/17  Chris Carr Feels Blessed to Become K-State WBB Assistant Coach
Corbin McGuire has filed another excellent Sports Extra on Chris Carr's promotion to assistant coach.
7/12/17  K-State is headed to Europe
From August 2 - 13, the Cats will visit and play in Italy, Switzerland and Austria. A tour like this is allowed by the NCAA once every four years, and it allows extra practice. (K-State release)
7/02/17  Missy Decker-Heidrick, Jay Heidrick talk about life during and after K-State
The Manhattan Mercury has a very good feature story on Missy and Jay, who both played for K-State in the 1990s. Missy, who now does WBB broadcasts with Brian Smoller, had the unique experience of playing for Susan Yow, Brian Agler, Jack Hartman and Deb Patterson! Jay, an attorney, played for Tom Asbury. This is very enjoyable to read, as it really takes you back to some great times. I started going to WBB in 1996, when Jack Hartman coached part of 1995-96, and remember Missy playing. Of course, I saw every home game Jay played in, too.
6/27/17  Stone's Travel-Filled Basketball Career Laid Groundwork to Become K-State WBB Assistant Coach
In Corbin McGuire's in-depth Sports Extra, we learn about new assistant coach Jayci Stone's journey to Manhattan .
6/15/17  2016-2017 Autonomy 5 Women's Basketball Coach Contracts
This isn't here as a comment about anything or anyone. It's just kind of an interesting analysis. (link)
5/21/17  Shalee Lehning to play in the Freedom Celebrity Shootout
"Freedom Celebrity Shootout" is a special weekend celebration that honors men and women of the 1st Infantry Division, The Big Red One, past and present; and features a Celebrity Tour of Fort Riley, basketball games and block party celebration in Junction City. Apparently the basketball game will be played in Topeka. This is a very poorly-designed web page... full of ads, and lacking in clear information. (link)
5/16/17  Shaelyn Martin video promo: No Matter Where You Go, You've Got the K-State Family Behind You.
Shaelyn's comments are probably the first of several, as tickets generally go on sale in early June. (video) I'm happy we'll have Shaelyn onboard on more season!
5/13/17  We'll miss our graduates!

Click to enlarge.

These four certainly need no introduction. Receiving their degrees today: Kindred Wesemann, B.S. in Kinesiology; Erica Young, B.S. in Mass Communications; Jessica Sheble, B.S. in Kinesiology; Kelly Thomson, B.S. in Human Nutrition, B.S. in Nutritional Sciences (Summa Cum Laude). (Kelly's headed to medical school in July!)

Here's a different version of the photo, with Breanna Lewis, who's busy with the WNBA.

5/10/17  Basketball Training Facility Legacy Board Updated
This Twitter photo shows the addition of Wesemann and Lewis. Very nice!
4/30/17  Shaelyn Martin and Kelly Thomson honored at the Powercat Achievement Awards
For holding the highest cumulative GPA as a senior athlete, Kelly Thomson was presented the Scholastic Achievement Award tonight. (link) Shaelyn Martin was named Best Female Athlete in a Supporting Role. I'm not sure where "supporting role" comes from, as Shaelyn played in all 34 games, started in 26 of 34 and recorded the 4th-highest minutes played. Shaelyn was second only to Breanna Lewis in rebounds, and she was second-highest in steals.
5/01/17  Powercat Choice Awards Team of the Year
The Student Athlete Advisory Committee selected K-State WBB as Team of the Year! (link)
4/26/17  Jeff Mittie: KBCA Coach of the Year
I won't swipe the excellent write-up by K-State Athletics to announce that Coach Mittie is the Kansas Basketball Coaches Assn. Coach of the Year. The Cats won 23, made the NCAA tournament, saw Lewis make the WNBA, and Coach got his 500th win in December. Lewis and Wesemann made First Team All-Big 12. Thanks to the guidance of Jeff Mittie and his entire staff, the Cats Left No Doubt in 2016-17.
4/13/17  Good for Lewis!

Breanna Lewis was the #23 WNBA draft pick, selected by the Dallas Wings tonight. She and her teammates and coaches gathered at Jeff Mittie's house to learn the outcome, as she received support by telephone from her family.

As reported in Corbin McGuire's K-State Sports Extra, "Lewis holds K-State records in total blocked shots (282), blocked shots per game (2.20), blocks in a single game (8) and a single season (97). The three-time All-Big 12 pick also finished her Wildcat career with 1,552 points and 865 rebounds, which rank ninth and fifth at K-State, respectively."

How about some links? (selection party video) (Breanna interview video) (Jeff Mittie interview video)

3/30/17  Wesemann Wins Pair of 3-Point Titles on Thursday Night
K-State WBB's First Team All-Big 12 senior (who needs no introduction), Kindred Wesemann, shared the limelight with the men's BB dunk champion on ESPN's main channel tonight! As seen below, she was the national three-point winner in this year's State Farm Slam Dunk & 3-Point Contest. This is going to get all kinds of coverage, so here's a link collection for you.
3/30/17  Kindred Wesemann with 1st of 2 Women's College Shooting Champion trophies
3/28/17  Kindred Wesemann in the State Farm Slam Dunk & 3-Point Contest
K-State Athletics announced today that Kindred has accepted an invitation to this contest. It will be in Phoenix on March 30, and covered by ESPN at 9:00 P CDT. Here's the official page.

3/26/17  Geno Auriemma on Body Language and Recruiting Enthusiastic Kids
I think this is fascinating. Coach Auriemma gives his thoughts on players' attitudes. It's like he's talking about wanting the energy Wesemann gave us for four years!

3/20/17  #6 Stanford defeats K-State in NCAA second round play, 69-48
The second quarter was the problem. Stanford led by five after Q1, the teams tied in Q3 and Stanford outscored the Cats by 3 in Q4. It was their 22-9 advantage in Q2 that made the difference.

Stanford's defense was outstanding. Kindred Wesemann, with 11 points, was our leading scorer, followed by Bre Lewis with 9. The Cats were held to 39% on FG, and 27% on threes.

Coach Mittie revealed that this was "the most banged-up team" he's ever gone into a tournament with. He said there has been a great deal of time in the training room for players like Wesemann to be able to get on the court today.

It was disappointing to not advance, but what a wonderful season! The Cats ended at 23-11. They beat Oklahoma, West Virginia, Drake, Oklahoma State, Auburn and Iowa State, among others, and gave #1 UConn a good game. They beat KU twice, naturally. That series in recent years stands at 29 wins of the last 35 games, and 7 straight wins. They won the Island Division of the Paradise Jam in November. The Cats ended the regular season ranked #24, and alone in 4th place in the Big 12 Conference. It was a very fine season.

Finally, thanks to Kindred Wesemann, who I believe may be the greatest emotional leader K-State Women's Basketball has ever had.

(box score) (Brian Smoller's highlights) (Coach Mittie's press conference) (Game Center) (K-State recap) (Topeka Capital-Journal recap)

Stanford NCAA Tournament Stats Summary
Team FG 3 FG FT Paint Pts. Rebounds
KSU 39% 27% 55% 24 25
Stanford 46% 42% 75% 30 39
3/19/17  NCAA Second Round: Stanford Preview
Our #24 Cats will meet Stanford on March 20 at 5:30 p.m. ESPN2 will cover the game. Here are previews from K-State and Stanford.
3/18/17  Cats end Drake's 22-game winning streak / advance in NCAA tournament
It was an exciting afternoon in the Octagon, and a close game until late in the 4th quarter, but K-State defeated the Missouri Valley champs, Drake, 67-54 in the first round.

Breanna had a big day. She played with confidence vs. strong defense, ending with 11 rebounds and 23 points. Kindred Wesemann was guarded heavily, but ended with 16 points. There was balanced scoring among the other players.

#6 Stanford is next on Monday night, March 20. They struggled with New Mexico State, but didn't get their top 10 ranking for nothing. It will be a good one. By the way, K-State's #14 ranking in Division I attendance no doubt played a part in getting the opportunity to host. Tonight's attendance of 4,005 was below our season average. Let's pack the house on Monday!

Drake NCAA Tournament Stats Summary
Team FG 3 FG FT Paint Pts. Rebounds
KSU 47% 38% 64% 36 41
Drake 37% 29% 70% 20 26

(pregame quotes) (Game Center) (box score) (Brian Smoller's highlights) (postgame quotes) (Coach Mittie's press Q&A) (Big 12 recap) (K-State recap) (K-State Sports Extra) (Collegian recap) (Drake recap) (Topeka Capital-Journal recap)

3/13/17  K-State will host in the 2017 NCAA Tournament!
Our AP #24 Cats got the nod, as expected, to be a host site. Their guests in Bramlage Coliseum on Saturday, March 18 will be #20 Drake (25-4). Tipoff is 3:00 p.m., with coverage by ESPN2. It should be a good one!

(NCAA Interactive Bracket) (K-State Announcement) PHOTOS: (Announcement) (Wesemann Interview) (Wesemann & Middlebrook) (Coach Mittie Addressing the Troops) (NCAA selection show video) (K-State Sports Extra)

3/17/17  Kelly Thomson makes the cover of the Collegian...
on the eve of Kansas State hosting in the NCAA Tournament. (story)

3/04/17  #24 K-State 74, Iowa State 67 to begin the Big 12 Tournament
Thanks, Kayla Goth! She came off the bench and played 31 minutes. While her percentages weren't sky high, she kept grinding it out, ending with 25 points, five rebounds, 6 of 6 on free throws and a Wildcat victory! (Kayla Goth interview video)

The first quarter was a disaster, with the Cats at 13% on field goals, but they didn't fold. They came up to 53% in Q2, and 66% in Q3 (along with 100% on free throws). In Q4 the Cats dropped to 20% on FG and 0 of 7 on threes, but hit 14 of 14 free throws to seal the victory.

Kindred Wesemann and Eternati Willock each had 12 points. Breanna Lewis and Shaelyn Martin had six. Willock led in rebounding, with 10. Baylor's up next, on March 5 at 1:30 P.

(recap) (highlights video) (postgame quotes) (Wesemann interview video)

Finally, here's a real nice profile video by the Big 12 with Shaelyn Martin.

ISU Big 12 Tournament Stats Summary
Team FG 3 FG FT Paint Pts. Rebounds
KSU 38% 32% 83% 18 45
ISU 33% 28% 83% 24 41
3/04/17   Big 12 Tournament: Iowa State Game Preview
The Cats play the Cyclones on March 4 at 11 a.m. Here are all the details.
3/01/17  Wesemann, Lewis and Willock receive Big 12 season honors
Kindred Wesemann and Breanna Lewis were named First Team All-Big 12 today, and Eternati Willock made the Big 12 All-Freshman Team. Eternati was a unanimous selection! (K-State Release) (Big 12 Release
2/21/17  K-State records a signature win over #16 Oklahoma, 79-71
"Lead change - 0" may be my favorite entry in tonight's box score. Except for one tied score, the Cats led the rest. They held a lead of about 12 points through much of the first half, and led by 16 (41-25) at halftime.

Karyla Middlebrook led with 19 points, Breanna Lewis had 18, Kindred Wesemann had 13, and Eternati Willock added 10. K-State led in rebounds, 39 to 29, with eight from Lewis and seven from Middlebrook and Willock.

Free throws were a big part of the story. KSU made 20, and OU made 5. Middlebrook made 8 of 11, and Lewis made 6 of 9. Shaelyn Martin, Kindred Wesemann and Lanie Page each had a perfect 2 of 2.

This is the sort of game that catches the eyes of the selection committee. Coach Mittie commented that at 10-6 Big 12, this is the first time in seven seasons that the Cats will have a winning Big 12 record.

(game recap) (postgame quotes) (postgame press session) (highlights) (Collegian)

OU Stats Summary
Team FG 3 FG FT Paint Pts. Rebounds
KSU 45% 50% 74% 38 79
OU 50% 24% 56% 42 71
2/18/17  Cats have a slow start, win the final three quarters: KSU 68, TCU 65
K-State WBB equaled the 2015-16 season wins at TCU today, improving to 19-8, 9-6. Kindred Wesemann led with 19 points, and Kaylee Page added 15. While both players went 4-10 on threes, they both contributed in other ways, including Wesemann's six steals. Kindred had two consecutive threes, and the one with 1:55 to play gave K-State the first lead.

Up next: #19 OU on Feb. 21. Let's pack the house.

TCU Stats Summary
Team FG 3 FG FT Paint Pts. Rebounds
KSU 41% 41% 52% 24 35
TCU 41% 29% 76% 28 38
2/17/17  Savannah Simmons tweets commitment to K-State WBB
Savannah @savvysimmss tweeted today, "I can't wait to be a Wildcat." She has only a verbal commitment, so fans should not make direct contact. Savannah is finishing her junior season at The John Carroll School in BelAir, Maryland.
2/11/17  K-State 80, Iowa State 68
The Cats (18-7, 8-5) got a critical win today in terms of postseason position, with a couple of challenging games (e.g., OU and UT) to play. It was the annual Big 12 Pack the House game. Attendance was 8,099... second to the UConn sellout two months earlier. Iowa State's Coach Fennelly said, "Kansas State is a great team that played an outstanding game today."

Coach Mittie cited bench play as a factor, with 41 points from the starters and 39 from the bench. Kindred Wesemann was high scorer with 17, with a career day for Lanie Page, with 16 points. Lanie has been able to practice more of late, Coach says, and played a record 23 minutes this afternoon. She hit 3 of 5 on threes.

Shaelyn Martin, Kaylee Page and Eternati Willock each logged 6 rebounds, and Breanna Lewis, who was held to 7 points, contributed 8 rebounds.

(recap) (box score) (quotes) (highlights) (Collegian)

Finally, for her team-high 17 points vs. Iowa State, Tim Fitzgerald named Kindred Wesemann Wildcat of the Week on Sunday's The Drive show. (link) I think my favorite Wesemann play in this game was on defense, when Kindred deflected an Iowa State pass to Middlebrook, who took the ball down the court, and passed across the court to Lanie Page, who hit a spectacular three. What are we going to do without Wesemann?

ISU Stats Summary
Team FG 3 FG FT Paint Pts. Rebounds
KSU 48% 50% 76% 32 38
ISU 38% 36% 89% 20 35
2/09/17  Shaelyn Martin: CoSIDA Academic All-District!
Shaelyn's 4.000 has earned her All-District honors, and she's one notch away from Academic All-American! Coach Mittie often mentions how adaptable she is to changing assignments on the court. Since she still has a perfect GPA as a junior, I think she's a lock for All-American. (link)
1/28/17  Kindred Wesemann delivers doom in the Octagon
The timing was great for a career high of 34 points for Kindred, whose Cats trailed by six at halftime vs. Okie State, and were down by as much as nine in Q3. Corbin McGuire tells the story of her big game in an epic K-State Sports Extra. Don't miss it. Her versatility... her ability to respond to different defenses... was quite a factor in her success, and both Coach Mittie and OSU's Coach Littell recognized her for that. Kindred, known for being our three-point guru, also drove to the hoop several times, scored and drew a foul, and proceeded to make 10 of 10 from the line, which allowed K-State to keep notching ahead late in the game. I edited a few clips of Kindred's big plays. (game recap)
1/16/17  It's early, but the Cats are being noticed!
Charlie Creme's Bracketology has the Cats hosting a 2017 NCAA tournament subregional, by way of a 4 seed. That sounds good to me!
1/01/17  K-State has a solid win over #12 West Virginia
Slept in on New Year's Day? You missed a really good one! (Attendance was a solid 4,825.) The Cats bounced back big-time after a visit to Waco. From early on, they were competitive. If fact, except for a four-point deficit in Q4, the 11-3 Cats led the other three, resulting in a comfortable 86-71 victory over 13-1 WVU.

Breanna Lewis led the way with 23 points and nine rebounds, followed by Kindred Wesemann's 16 points. Shaelyn Martin and Kaylee Page each had 10 points. The big difference in the game was the Cats' 32-point advantage in points in the paint.

WVU Stats Summary
Team FG 3 FG FT Paint Pts. Rebounds
KSU 55% 37% 75% 54 35
WVU 42% 48% 78% 22 28

Finally, here's a must-read Sports Extra on the victory, including comments from Coach Mittie.

12/11/16  How Jeff Mittie, Kansas State prepared for No. 1 Connecticut
Kellis Robinett of the Wichita Eagle and the Kansas City Star has an in-depth report on Coach Mittie and the Cats preparing for and playing the University of Connecticut, winners of 83 straight and, of course, the national champs.
11/28/16  WBB Incoming Class: Ashley Ray
Here's Coach Mittie on Ashley Ray, a 6' 5" center from Girard. Coach likes the fact that Ashley played three sports, including running track, and she's All-State in volleyball. He says she has a "fiery attitude." Sounds great to me! (video)
11/28/16  WBB Incoming Class: Mary Lakes
Here's Coach Mittie on Mary Lakes, a 6' 4" center from Peoria, Illinois. (video)
11/28/16  WBB Incoming Class: Rachel Ranke
Coach Mittie introduces the program's first signee for 2017, Rachel Ranke, a 6' 1" forward from Brunsville, MN. He describes Rachel as "one of the best shooters in the country." (video)
12/05/16  Peyton Williams Does It Again: Big 12 Co-Freshman of the Week
Playing vs. Auburn, Peyton had 11 points and 80% shooting, and on the trip to Nebraska-Omaha, she added six points, and had perfect free throw shooting. Here's the latest release on her achievements!
11/30/16  Good for Wesemann!

11/30/16  Lewis will be up for lots of awards.

11/30/16  K-State WBB | Incoming Class - Signee Overview
Here's a video with Coach Mittie's comments on the new players for 2017.
11/21/16  K-State WBB Ready for Tougher Tests in Paradise Jam
Corbin McGuire's latest Sports Extra has a progress report on the Cats, and full details on their trip to St. Thomas, U. S. Virgin Islands for three games, beginning on Nov. 24.

In the Paradise Jam, K-State will face off with North Carolina State (3-0) on Thursday at noon (CT), LSU (3-1) on Friday at noon and UTEP (1-2) on Saturday at 2:15 p.m.

11/14/16  Peyton Williams Starts Career with Wecker-Like Performance
Corbin McGuire's Sports Extra resulted from Peyton Williams' double-double, with 15 points and 12 rebounds, in the Cats' 50-point win over Chicago State on Nov. 11. I want to also acknowlege Kayla Goth, who contributed 23 of the Cats' 83 points! In all fairness to Chicago State, the score was tied for 22 seconds. (box score)
11/11/16  Sports Extra: Lewis Locked in on Breaking Records
2016 First Team All-Big 12 player Breanna Lewis now looks to end her K-State career strong. Here's a fine Sports Extra with details.
11/10/16  Four signees for 2017 announced today
Tweets from K-State Women's Basketball KStateWBB today officially announced the signing of:
  • Rachel Ranke, 6' 1", from Burnsville, MN, ranked #13 by ESPN
  • Ashley Ray, 6' 4", a center from Girard, KS, ranked #39 by ESPN
  • Cymone Goodrich, 5' 8", a guard from Chicago, ranked #28 by ESPN
  • Mary Lakes, 6' 4", a center from Peoria, IL, ranked #14 by ESPN
11/02/16  Kayla Goth Is Stepping Up for a Bigger Role
Corbin McGuire features Kayla's roles in her second season as a Cat, in his latest Sports Extra. I recall always feeling confident when she stepped on the court last season, so this should be good!
11/01/16  Coach Mittie's Media Day Press Conference
Here's video. Rebounding seems to be a major theme. Getting the ball to Bri Lewis is another! Coach expects the Big 12 to be tougher, and there are some excellent teams in the non-conference schedule.
10/23/16  Rachel Ranke is a Cat! (well... one of these days...)
10/11/16  Karyla Middlebrook could play key role for K-State women's basketball team
Riley Gates has a story in the Topeka Capital-Journal on what Karyla Middlebrook offers as a 5th-year transfer.
10/05/16  Breanna Lewis: Preseason All-Big 12
It's no surprise that Breanna, the Cats' 6'5" senior center, would get this honor. Lewis averaged 16.7 PPG and 7.5 RPG in 2016. She's made tremendous improvement since her freshman year, and will be invaluable this season. (Big 12) (K-State Athletics)
10/05/16  K-State WBB Ready to Continue Program's Rise
Corbin McGuire has an in-depth Sports Extra on the beginning of basketball practices, and prospects for the season.
10/03/16  Updates!
Here's video from Coach Mittie on the first practice, and Wesemann and Lewis. Then learn direct from Wesemann why she switched from crying to screaming!

9/20/16  Cats' Big TV Audience

9/15/16  Coach Mittie to Receive Missouri Western Distinguished Alumni Award
Congrats to Jeff Mittie, who will receive the award from his alma mater in October. He started coaching there, leaving with a .817 record. In four years at Arkansas State he went .614, and followed that by going .634 at TCU. We're very fortunate to have Coach Mittie at the helm, and he's been extremely well-received here. (story).
9/13/16  Lanie Page wins in Ahearn Fund Appreciation Week Contest
She turns in a great time in a visual reaction test. (YouTube)
7/28/16  Growing Up a Wildcat
Be sure to watch Growing Up a Wildcat, with Shaelyn Martin, Kaylee and Lanie Page and Kelly Thomson telling about their development as players, and their short paths to Manhattan from Riley, Pottawatomie and Saline counties.
6/29/16  Wildcat Q&A: Kaylee Page
Andrew Hammond has a fun and informative interview with Kaylee Page in the Collegian.
6/21/16  Lots of pics from the meet and greet
K-State WBB had a real nice event on Sunday afternoon, June 19 at the Octagon. See all the fan photos.
6/17/16  Leave No Doubt: K-State Women Building Off Postseason Run
The point of Leave No Doubt is the next postseason, as in watching the NCAA selection show in March will full confidence. That's the goal for the 2016-17 season, as explained in an informative Sports Extra by new writer, Corbin McGuire.
6/15/16  Kindred Wesemann: Powercat Illustrated Female Breakthrough Athlete of the Year
I've always noticed and appreciated the enthusiasm and energy Kindred brings to every game... not to mention excellent free throw and field goal shooting, and her leadership of the offense. Powercat Illustrated noticed, too, and included her in their 2016 PI Premiere Awards. And, of course, she did a great job in summer 2015 with driving new teammates around town and interviewing them.
6/15/16  New Challenges Hope to Push Wildcats Harder
Andrew Hammond visited with Coach Mittie about the Cats' return to the NCAA Tournament, and prospects for 2016-17, in the Collegian.
5/14/16  Congratulations to Brittany Chambers
After some time away for professional play, Brittany Chambers came back in fall 2015 to finish her degree. She hopes to go to medical school. (story)
5/11/16  Cats vs. Connecticut at home on Dec. 11
A strong non-conference schedule is in store, as K-State hosts the return game vs. national champion Connecticut. (story)
5/03/16  Coach Mittie through the decade and beyond!
Jeff Mittie received a contract extension effective through 2021-22 this week... good news for Cat fans. He's taken the Cats to postseason play in his first two years. (announcement)
4/14/16  Kindred Wesemann: Big 12 Scholar Athlete of the Year!
Today K-State Athletics announced the selection of Kindred Wesemann as Big 12 Women's Basketball Scholar of the Year. She's brought so much energy and enthusiasm to the court, and now people around the conference have learned she extends that to academic work. In the Big 12's announcement, we're reminded that Kindred is a five-time Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll member.

Kindred joins Kersten Kober, Big 12 Volleyball Scholar of the Year for 2015.

4/11/16  Karyla Middlebrook is a Cat!
Coach Mittie has signed Karyla Middlebrook, a guard from Blue Springs, Missouri (his home town). She joins previously-announced fall signees: guard Mercedes Brooks (Wichita Falls, Texas), center Peyton Williams (Topeka) and forward Eternati Willock (Scarborough, Ontario), and will have two seasons to play. (announcement)

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