Kansas sophomore Matt McLaughlin heads for third base during the National College Baseball Hall of Fame Game against Nebraska Wednesday evening at Kauffman Stadium, in Kansas City, Mo. The Jayhawks fell to the Cornhuskers, 3-1.

Back on track: KU shortstop McLaughlin finds stroke just in time

A year ago as a freshman, Matt McLaughlin was one of the bright spots on a Kansas University baseball team that struggled to a last-place finish in the Big 12. By Matt Tait

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Blast from the past

"We want to bring more respect to this program. We're tired of being looked at as 'Oh, they're going to be a 6-6, 7-5 team and finish in the bottom of the Big 12.' We don't want that anymore. I think we're going to play like that every week."

— Former KU quarterback Todd Reesing following KU's 52-7 victory over Central Michigan that opened the magical 12-1 2007 season

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