Softball

Kansas softball heads to Oklahoma for series

Kansas softball heads to Oklahoma for series

This weekend the Kansas Jayhawks (27-10) head to Norman, Okla., to face the Oklahoma Sooners (24-8). Oklahoma and Kansas are tied for the lead with Texas in conference play. Oklahoma ran around the Iowa State Cyclones in their opening series last weekend, scoring 35 runs to their two. The last time Kansas and Oklahoma played, […]

KU softball snaps win streak in Tennessee

The Jayhawks (11-6) had nothing but hard fought battles this weekend in Chattanooga, Tenn. Kansas won their first three contests, extending their winning streak to five, but fell in their last game against Murray State. In the first game of the Coach B Classic, Kansas took on Southern Illinois (6-7). Sophomore pitcher Kelsey Kessler (7-3) […]

Kansas softball leaves South Carolina with three victories

The Jayhawk softball team (4-4) made progress this weekend in South Carolina, at the College of Charleston Cougar Classic, with a 3-2 record, improving from last week’s 1-2 record. “It was a good weekend,” said coach Megan Smith. “We came here to get tested and we did. I thought that we battled, we fought and […]

KU softball heads to S.C. to face varied competition

KU softball heads to S.C. to face varied competition

This weekend the Kansas Jayhawks head to Charleston, S.C., to participate in the College of Charleston Classic. Kansas faces five different opponents over the course of the tournament. Kansas will play Fordham University in the first game of the tournament. Fordham went to the University of Central Florida Invitational back on Feb. 7, but the […]

Kansas softball falls short at UCF Invitational

Kansas softball falls short at UCF Invitational

Kansas softball had an up and down series at the University of Central Florida Invitational this weekend, finishing 1-2, falling against UCF and South Dakota, while edging out Chattanooga. Two of the games, against LIU Brooklyn and Fordham University were canceled due to weather. In the season opener against UCF, sophomore Kelsey Kessler had seven […]

Kansas softball begins season with high expectations for postseason

After last season’s fourth place finish in the Big 12, barely missing out on the NCAA postseason, the Kansas softball team comes into this season with higher expectations than it’s had in years. The Jayhawks finished one game behind postseason invitee Baylor University in the Big 12. The preseason Big 12 coaches’ poll pegged the […]

Hull named Academic All-American

Though the Jayhawks’ softball season ended without a postseason bid, the honors kept ringing in for senior outfielder Maggie Hull. Already a decorated player, Hull earned her most prominent achievement yet as she was named to the Capital One Academic All-America First Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America, the third Jayhawk ever […]

Kansas softball splits two-day series with Oklahoma Sooners

Kansas softball splits two-day series with Oklahoma Sooners

Riding the momentum of the upset of No. 1 Oklahoma, the Jayhawk softball team will finish the regular season at Iowa State with a chance at its best Big 12 finish since 2001. Last weekend, the Jayhawks hosted the Sooners in what turned out to be just a two-game series due to weather conditions. The […]

Kansas softball makes history on Senior Day with victory over No. 1 Oklahoma

Kansas softball makes history on Senior Day with victory over No. 1 Oklahoma

The Kansas softball team made history on Sunday in the team’s doubleheader against No. 1 Oklahoma at Arrocha Ballpark in Lawrence. Sunday’s 2-0 victory over Oklahoma was the first by the Kansas softball program over a number one ranked team. Kansas was previously 0-5 all-time against top-ranked teams. Kansas coach Megan Smith said she was […]

Jayhawk softball will face No. 1 Sooners this weekend

Jayhawk softball will face No. 1 Sooners this weekend

The Jayhawk softball team to take on the No.1 in the nation Oklahoma Sooners in a three game series that has been pushed to a Saturday double-header and game on Sunday due to expected inclement weather. In what has become a recurring theme this season for the Jayhawks, Mother Nature once again has changed the […]

Jayhawks to compete against Shockers at Arrocha Ballpark

Jayhawks to compete against Shockers at Arrocha Ballpark

Kansas (30-15, 5-7) will face the Shockers (18-29, 9-12) Wednesday night at Arrocha Ballpark Wednesday at 6 p.m. for just one game. The Jayhawks lead the all-time series with the Shockers 69-17. Wednesday’s game will mark the 87th time the teams have faced each other. The last time the Shockers beat the Jayhawks was April […]

Kansas softball falls to Baylor Lady Bears 2-1 in weekend series

Kansas softball falls to Baylor Lady Bears 2-1 in weekend series

The Kansas softball team dropped two of three games to the No. 14 Baylor Lady Bears this weekend to lose the series. The Jayhawks fell to the Lady Bears in the first game and won game two in thrilling walk-off fashion. The Jayhawks fell short in the final game of the series 5-4. In the […]

Jayhawk softball team heads to Waco to take on No. 14 Baylor

Jayhawk softball team heads to Waco to take on No. 14 Baylor

The Kansas softball team will be taking on the nationally ranked Baylor Bears in a three-game series at Arrocha Ballpark in Lawrence this weekend Kansas is coming off an impressive doubleheader sweep of UMKC on Wednesday, while Baylor split a doubleheader at home against Houston. The Jayhawks enter the weekend with a 29-13 (4-5) record, […]

Jayhawks sweep Kangaroos in doubleheader

Jayhawks sweep Kangaroos in doubleheader

The Kansas softball team defeated UMKC 11-0 in the run-shortened first game of Wednesday’s doubleheader. Kansas’ offense was hot from the start of the game as the Jayhawks scored two runs in the first, eight in the second and one in the third. Freshman utility player Alex Hugo led the way with a three-run homerun […]

Photo Gallery: Softball vs. UMKC

Photo Gallery: Softball vs. UMKC

Kansas hosted a softball double header match against the UMKC Roos Wednesday afternoon April 24. Kansas defeated the Roos in both games with scores of 11-0 and 4-0. Kansas is set to play Baylor this Friday April 26th in Lawrence 6PM CST.

Softball game postponed due to inclement weather

Tuesday’s softball doubleheader against UMKC has been moved to April 24 due to impending inclement weather. UMKC’s website states that the aforementioned weather is “possible low temperatures and snowfall in the Kansas City area.” Additional conflicts meant that the doubleheader will be moved to Arrocha Ballpark in Lawrence, but the two games will still be […]