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Fan vote closes Tuesday for Big 12 Athlete of the Year

Lauren Cox and Freddie Gillespie represent Baylor
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Lauren Cox thanks Didi Richards for the assist after scoring during the second quarter of No. 2 Baylor's 79-47 win over West Virginia in Waco Jan. 20, 2019.

WACO, Texas — Fan voting for the 2020 Female and Male Athlete of the Year is still open but closes by 5:00PM on Tuesday, May 26.

If you are wanting to have your vote counted in the final vote, you still can but time is running out.

Below is a list of the 2019-2020 Big 12 Athlete of the Year candidates:

Baylor: Lauren Cox (Women’s Basketball) and Freddie Gilliespie (Men’s Basketball)
Iowa State: Cailie Logue (Women’s Cross Country/Track & Field) and Edwin Kurgat (Men’s Cross Country/Track & Field)
Kansas: Katie McClure (Soccer) and Udoka Azubuike (Men’s Basketball)
K-State: Peyton Williams (Women’s Basketball/Volleyball) and Tejaswin Shankar (Men’s Track & Field)
Oklahoma: Maggie Nichols (Gymnastics) and Jalen Hurts (Football)
Oklahoma State: Vivian Gray (Women’s Basketball) and Chuba Hubbard (Football)
TCU: Messiah Bright (Women’s Soccer) and Desmond Bane (Men’s Basketball)
Texas: Claire Adams (Women’s Swimming & Diving) and Jordan Windle (Men’s Swimming & Diving)
Texas Tech: Brittany Brewer (Women’s Basketball) and Sandy Scott (Men’s Golf)
West Virginia: Rylee Foster (Soccer) and Noah Adams (Wrestling)

The winners will be announced on the Big 12's social media platforms on Thursday, May 28.

To vote for your favorite athletes, here.

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