As the 2012-13 Big 12 athletic calendar comes around to the fall, a number of preseason teams are being announced and today the All Big 12 women's soccer team was announced. While there were no students from Kansas or Kansas State listed, there are a couple of local players who compete on other teams. Salina native Adrianna French is a senior at Oklahoma State was celebrated as the best goalie in the conference while forward Frances Silva from Overland Park makes the grade with West Virginia.
2012 PRESEASON ALL-BIG 12 WOMEN'S SOCCER TEAM
G - Adrianna Franch - Oklahoma State - Sr. - Salina, Kan.
D - Jaelene Hinkle - Texas Tech - So. - Denver, Colo.
D - Bry McCarthy - West Virginia - Sr. - Ajax, Ontario
D - Carson Michelowski Oklahoma State - Sr. - Plano, Texas
M - Kristin Cummins - Texas - Sr. - Lewisville, Texas
M - Taylor Mathews - Oklahoma State - Jr. - Dallas, Texas
M - Bri Rodriguez - West Virginia - Sr. - Aurora, Ill.
M - Tiffini Smith - Texas Tech - Sr. - Fort Worth, Texas
F - Hannah Higgins - Texas - Sr. - Flower Mound, Texas
F - Megan Marchesano Oklahoma State - Sr. - Tulsa, Okla.
F - Kate Schwindel - West Virginia - So. - Livingston, N.J.
F - Frances Silva - West Virginia - Jr. - Overland Park, Kan.