Kansas State Wildcats facts for kids
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|University||[[Kansas State University]]|
|Athletics director||Gene Taylor|
|Location||[[, |]], [[|]]|
|Football stadium||Bill Snyder Family Stadium|
|Baseball stadium||Tointon Family Stadium|
|Soccer stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|Other arenas||Ahearn Field House|
|Mascot||Willie the Wildcat|
|Fight song||Wildcat Victory|
The Kansas State Wildcats (variously "Kansas State", "K-State", or "KSU") are the athletic teams for Kansas State University. The official color of the teams is Royal Purple. This makes Kansas State one of very few schools (as well as Syracuse and Harvard) that have only one official color; white and silver are generally used as complementary colors.
|Men's sports||Women's sports|
|Track and field†||Tennis|
|Track and field†|
|† – Track and field includes both indoor and outdoor.|
Kansas State's football team officially started playing in 1896 with a 14–0 loss to Fort Riley on November 28, 1896.
|Major conference championships (1913–present)*|
|Men's basketball, regular season||18||
|Men's basketball, conf. tournament||9||
|Women's basketball, regular season||13||
|Women's basketball, conf. tournament||4||
|Baseball, regular season||4||
|Cross country, men||13||
|Cross country, women||3||
|Indoor track and field, men||3||
|Indoor track and field, women||1||
|Outdoor track and field, men||1||
|Outdoor track and field, women||4||
- * Not counting titles earned in the Kansas Intercollegiate Athletic Association, through the 1912–13 school year. Kansas State captured at least ten championships in the old Kansas Conference, in track (1906, 1908, 1909), baseball (1907, 1908), football (1909, 1910, 1912), and basketball (1910, 1913).
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