Thirteen players voted to 2021 Preseason All-Big 12 Soccer team
The Big 12 Conference has announced the 2021 Preseason All-Big 12 Soccer team, as voted by the league’s head coaches.
Oklahoma State led all squads with three selections. Baylor, TCU, Texas Tech and West Virginia each had two honorees, while K-State and Texas had a selection. Eleven of the 13 individuals on the preseason team were 2020 All-Big 12 performers.
The 2020 Big 12 Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year were represented on the preseason ledger. TCU junior Grace Collins, the reigning Offensive Player of the Year, was selected at forward while Defensive Player of the Year Jordan Brewster of West Virginia was recognized at defender.
Oklahoma State’s three selections were midfielder Olyvia Dowell, defender Kim Rodriguez and midfielder Grace Yochum. There was a three-way tie at the goalkeeper spot with Baylor’s Jennifer Wandt, Texas Tech’s Madison White and West Virginia’s Kayza Massey.
The remaining five honorees were Baylor’s Taylor Moon (F), K-State’s Brookelynn Entz (MF), TCU’s Brandi Peterson (D), Texas’ Julia Grosso (MF) and Texas Tech’s Kirsten Davis (F).
The Big 12 preseason poll will be announced on Wednesday. The 2021 season opens on Thursday, August 19 with Conference action starting on Thursday, September 23.
|2021 Preseason All-Big 12 Team|
|GK||Jennifer Wandt^||Baylor||Sr.||Brookfield, Wis.|
|GK||Madison White||Texas Tech||Jr.||Rockwall, Texas|
|GK||Kayza Massey||West Virginia||Jr.||Ottawa, Ontario|
|D||Kim Rodriguez*||Oklahoma State||Sr.||Porter, Texas|
|D||Brandi Peterson*||TCU||Sr.||Atlanta, Ga.|
|D||Jordan Brewster*||West Virginia||Sr.||North Canton, Ohio|
|MF||Brookelynn Entz*||Kansas State||Sr.||Newton, Kan.|
|MF||Olyvia Dowell*||Oklahoma State||Jr.||Longview, Texas|
|MF||Grace Yochum^||Oklahoma State||Sr.||Houston, Texas|
|MF||Julia Grosso^||Texas||Sr.||Vancouver, B.C.|
|F||Taylor Moon^||Baylor||Sr.||Highland Village, Texas|
|F||Grace Collins*||TCU||Jr.||Houston, Texas|
|F||Kirsten Davis*||Texas Tech||Sr.||St. Louis, Mo.|
* – 2020 All-Big 12 First Team honoree
^ – 2020 All-Big 12 Second Team honoree
Coaches were not allowed to vote for their own players.
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