According to KU's annual Equity in Athletics report, at the University of Kansas the average salary of head coaching positions of men’s teams is over $1.5 million more than that of the head coaches of women’s teams. The report, which was due Oct. 15 to the NCAA, was recently requested and acquired by the Journal-World. The report also notes that women's teams, in contrast to men's, lose millions of dollars a year.
After two days of racing, the Jayhawks took home three medals at the Head of the Oklahoma regatta at the Oklahoma City Boathouse District.
The Kansas rowing team recorded a pair of fourth-place finishes as the season concluded at the 2019 Big 12 Championship Sunday at Melton Hill Lake in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
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.
Kansas rowing claimed victories in three of four races against Creighton on Friday evening at the KU Boathouse on the Kansas River.
Four of Kansas' five shells raced in the grand finals on day two of the Sunshine State Invite, highlighted by one crew medaling, at Nathan Benderson Park in Sarasota, Florida.
Kansas rowers Kaelyn Thierolf and Olivia Loney won the open pair, double and singles race Sunday in the Jayhawk Jamboree on Sunday with a time of 15:53.31.
More than half of Kansas University’s student-athletes posted a grade-point average of 3.0 or better during the spring semesters, lifting the cumulative GPA to a record 3.04, according to numbers released Wednesday.
Kansas University rower Tessa Scott and distance runner James Hampton were announced as two of the Big 12’s Dr. Prentice Gautt Postgraduate Scholarship recipients, the league announced Wednesday.
Kansas University’s Second Varsity Four boat took third place, and the Jayhawks placed third in the overall team standings at the Big 12 Rowing Championship on Sunday at Melton Lake.
Kansas University’s First Varsity Eight boat was named boat of the week by the Big 12 Conference on Friday.
Kansas University swept Kansas State, 22-0, in the rowing Sunflower Showdown on Saturday at Wyandotte County Lake.
Kansas University’s rowing team won one race and placed second in nine others over the course of 12 races at the Big Ten/Big 12 Double Dual on Saturday at Devil’s Lake State Park.
Kansas University’s rowing program ended its fall season on a high note Saturday at the Tulsa Fall Invitational. The Jayhawks swept the day’s events, placing first in both the Women’s Varsity 8 and Women’s Novice 4.
Senior Maggie Duncan and junior Maddie Irelan gave Kansas University a victory in the first race of the day at the Jayhawk Jamboree rowing extravaganza on Sunday at Burcham Park along the Kansas River.