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KU tennis defeats Florida, advances to Sweet 16 for first time since 1998

Moments after Kansas senior Janet Koch lost her singles match and shook hands with her opponent, she turned to watch the fourth court at the Jayhawk Tennis Center. Within seconds, freshman Sonia Smagina let out a deafening scream as the return by Marlee Zein soared out of bounds. Koch was the first to hug Smagina, who capped off KU’s 4-2 win over Florida in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Saturday afternoon. Shane Jackson

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Kansas softball drops final 2 games against Iowa State

On the final day of competition against Iowa State, the Kansas softball dropped both games of a doubleheader. Kansas suffered an 1-0 loss and dropped a 4-2 decision at the Cyclones Sports Complex.

KU baseball knocks off Texas to clinch series win

Backed by a complete-game shutout by starter Ryan Cyr, the Kansas baseball team held off Texas for an 1-0 victory Saturday afternoon at Hoglund Ballpark.

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KU tennis defeats Florida, advances to Sweet 16 for first time since 1998

Moments after Kansas senior Janet Koch lost her singles match and shook hands with her opponent, she turned to watch the fourth court at the Jayhawk Tennis Center. Within seconds, freshman Sonia Smagina let out a deafening scream as the return by Marlee Zein soared out of bounds. Koch was the first to hug Smagina, who capped off KU’s 4-2 win over Florida in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Saturday afternoon. Shane Jackson

KU track wins 3 events on final day of Ward Haylett Invite

Kansas track & field wrapped up pre-conference championships action on Saturday at the Ward Haylett Invitational in Manhattan, Kansas, winning three events, including two by sophomore Darius Releford.

KU rowing celebrates senior day at Sunflower Showdown

In its last home regatta of the year, Kansas rowing honored it 12 seniors at the Sunflower Showdown against Kansas State Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake in Kansas City, Kansas.