It’s not often that the University of Kansas football program can boast it had players selected in back-to-back NFL drafts. By the end of this weekend, though, the Jayhawks should be able to make that claim. By Benton Smith
Kansas track & field saw success on the first day of action at the National Relay Championships in Fayetteville, Arkansas, with junior Bryce Hoppel recording a facility record and meet record in the 800-meter run, and freshman Zach Bradford earning a meet record in the pole vault. Along with the two meet records, 21 personal-bests were set by the Jayhawks on Friday-a number of which altered the KU all-time top-10 charts.
Behind a pair of four-run innings, the Kansas baseball team recorded an 11-7 win at Furman in the season opener Friday night at Latham Stadium.
Despite another strong pitching performance by Brynn Minor and sound defense, Kansas dropped the series opening game to No. 11 Texas, 3-0, at Arrocha Ballpark.
Kansas rowing claimed victories in three of four races against Creighton on Friday evening at the KU Boathouse on the Kansas River.
As productive as he was during his days with the Kansas football program, running back Jon Cornish will be remembered most for what is now officially a hall of fame Canadian Football League career. By Benton Smith