Stories for April 9, 2001


Lead stories

K-State netters trip KU women

J-W Staff Report Kansas State tripped Kansas, 5-2, in women's college tennis on Sunday at Alvamar. The loss marked Kansas' first-ever defeat to KSU. Kansas dropped to 10-8 overall and 4-5 in the Big 12. KSU improved to 10-6, 6-1.

KU golfers finish 10th in Indiana

Kansas University's women's golf team finished in 10th place at Sunday's Indiana Invitational. The Jayhawks finished the two-day event with a team score of 982.

Jayhawks win final home tennis match

By Andrew Hartsock Quentin Blakeney isn't usually the selfish sort, but given the tumult of his junior season perhaps he'll be forgiven for shooting for an individual goal. "I'd like a 30-win season," Blakeney said after he picked up victory No. 29 in Kansas University's 5-2 win over Nebraska on Sunday at Alvamar Racquet Club. "It's just something I'm trying to do for myself. It's my last year. It'd be a great way to go out."

Kansas beats Aggies

Kansas University's baseball team snapped a 10-game losing streak by downing Texas A&M, 5-2, before a crowd of 4,413 Sunday at Olsen Field. The win upped the Jayhawks' record to 15-21 overall and 3-15 in Big 12 play. A&M fell to 24-13, 9-6.

Robertson ready for playoffs

Former Kansas University guard produces during first season with Knights

By Gary Bedore Say this about the ABA 2000: The first-year professional basketball league has paid its bills. "Absolutely. If I wasn't (getting paid), I wouldn't be here," Kansas City Knights point guard/shooting guard Ryan Robertson said.

Texas Tech blanks KU in softball

Kansas University's softball team rapped eight hits, but left nine players on base in a 1-0 loss to Texas Tech in Big 12 action on Sunday. Shelly Musser had three hits for the Jayhawks, who fell to 20-19 overall and 4-4 in the Big 12.