Nov. 2, 2010
"It is a great honor for both Kiva and Rachel to receive this award," head coach Kevin Sherry said. "They set the standard of our program and we are extremely proud of them. We emphasize academics very strongly and urge our players to give their best not only on the field of play, but in the classroom and in the community too."
Gresham was one of 12 student-athletes to earn first team honors. The Albuquerque, N.M. native has recorded 12 goals and eight assists on the season. Her eight assists is a school record and in doing so, broke the school record for most assists in a career with 20. Gresham has become a major offensive threat this season and recorded her first-career hat trick in Tech's 5-4 overtime win over San Jose State.
She holds a cumulative GPA of 3.72 while majoring in Kinesiology (health promotion).
King was named to the third team after earning first team honors last season. The O'Fallon, Mo. native has scored a school-record 13 goals this season and is also the career goals leader at Tech with 32. During a win over Grambling this season, King recorded her third-career hat trick.
A Kinesiology (health promotion) major, King has a cumulative GPA of 3.56.
Gresham, King and the rest of the Lady Techsters host Boise State in the WAC Tournament on Thursday at 3 p.m.