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Two Gorillas Named Finalists for Ken B. Jones Award

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RELEASE FROM PITTSBURG STATE ATHLETICS:

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Pittsburg State University's Mikaela Burgess and Bo Farrow have been named among 10 finalists for the 2017 Ken B. Jones Award sponsored by the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association.
 
Five female and five male student-athletes from MIAA member institutions comprise the group of 10 finalists.  The Ken B. Jones award recognizes the MIAA's top female and male student-athlete from the academic year.
 
In addition to Burgess, the 2017-18 female finalists include Taylor Bevis from Central Oklahoma, Diana Cauldwell from Lincoln, Allie Heckemeyer from Missouri Southern and Abby Rhoades from Central Missouri.
 
Farrow is joined on the 2017-18 male finalist list by Brad Currier from Lindenwood, Sedeekie Edie from Lincoln, Doyin Jibowu from Fort Hays State and Brady Skeens from Washburn.
 
Finalists were selected from a field of 12 male nominations and 11 female nominations at various MIAA member schools. A committee of 15 administrators in the MIAA and conference office ranked each nominee to determine the finalists.
 
The winner of the Ken B. Jones Award will be announced at the 2017-18 MIAA Awards Celebrations presented by Husch Blackwell on Monday, June 4 at the Truman Forum Auditorium in the Kansas City Public Library's Plaza Branch.
 
Female Finalists
Taylor Bevis – Junior, Central Oklahoma, Volleyball
Mikaela Burgess – Senior, Pittsburg State, Basketball
Diana Cauldwell – Junior, Lincoln, Track & Field
Allie Heckemeyer – Senior, Missouri Southern, Track & Field
Abby Rhoades – Senior, Central Missouri, Soccer
 
Male Finalists
Brad Currier – Junior, Lindenwood, Golf
Sedeekie Edie – Senior, Lincoln, Track & Field
Bo Farrow – Senior, Pittsburg State, Football/Track & Field
Doyin Jibowu – Junior, Fort Hays State, Football
Brady Skeens – Senior, Washburn, Basketball

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