Kansas’ softball team overcame an early two-run deficit but lost to South Dakota State, 3-2, on Sunday in the Osprey Invitational in Jacksonville, Fla.
The Jackrabbits took a 2-0 lead in the first inning. KU scored in the second and fourth innings on an RBI double by Courtney Taylor and a run-scoring single by Lily Behrmann.
South Dakota then took the lead with a run in the bottom of the fourth.
The Jayhawks (7-3) will meet South Dakota State again on Friday at the Cardinal Classic in Beaumont, Texas.
Kansas 010 100 0 — 2 8 1
South Dak. St. 200 100 x — 3 5 0
W — Ashlyn Bender (3-2). L — Mandy Roberts (1-2).
2B — Lily Behrmann, Courtney Taylor, Annie Mehringer, KU. 3B — Julia Andersen, SDS.