A strong first half by the third-ranked team in the nation proved to be too much for the University of Kansas women's soccer team to overcome, as No. 1-seed North Carolina claimed a 4-1 win in the second round of the NCAA tournament Friday night at WakeMed Soccer Park.
After a thrilling double overtime win over Saint Louis, the University of Kansas women’s soccer team will look to keep things rolling in the NCAA tournament.
With all hands on deck by both the Jayhawks on the field and their support staff, Kansas advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament with a 2-1 double overtime win over Saint Louis Friday night at Rock Chalk Park.
The Kansas women’s soccer team waited for a long time Monday afternoon. After failing to secure a Big 12 championship following a first-round loss to Texas in the conference tournament, Kansas (RPI No. 22) was a team in search of one of 33 at-large bids.
KANSAS CITY, MO – Unlike other freshmen at Kansas, Sarah Peters is familiar with playing on Children’s Mercy Victory Field. Peters played in her high school state final for Lee’s Summit North less than a year before Sunday. Coincidentally, North sat just over 11 miles away from the goal in which she stood.
Katie McClure's golden goal in the eighth minute of overtime closed out the regular season on a high note as the University of Kansas women's soccer team upset No. 13 West Virginia, 1-0, Thursday night inside Dick Dlesk Stadium.
Freshman goalkeeper Sarah Peters couldn’t stand up as the Red Raiders stormed the field in celebration just a few yards in front of her. The Red Raiders scored a goal in the final 90 seconds of the match, then agin in the first 90 seconds of overtime off Kansas' own goal.
Eva Eliasdottir's golden goal in the second minute of overtime proved to be a crucial score for the University of Kansas women's soccer team. The score, which gave head coach Mark Francis his 250th collegiate, helped Kansas finish off a 2-1 win over TCU Friday night at Rock Chalk Park. The goal also helped the Jayhawks extend their win streak to three consecutive games.
After circumnavigating the field for 61 minutes, University of Kansas sophomore midfielder Ceri Holland went airborne. Butler’s Paige Monaghan drew a yellow card after tallying the team's sixth foul of the match.
A late second half goal by Oregon forced No. 18 Kansas soccer to settle for a 1-1 draw Sunday morning inside Hibner Stadium.
Junior Kansas forwards Katie McClure and Taylor Christie were too much for Oregon State to handle Friday night inside Nebraska's Barbara Hibner Stadium. The tandem combined all three goals in a 3-0 victory.
Junior forward Katie McClure received a pair of accolades following her performance over the weekend, in which she helped the University of Kansas soccer team notch two victories to start the 2018 season.
With a steady rainstorm towering over Rock Chalk Park, University of Kansas senior forward Grace Hagan knew her team needed to score quickly.
Freshman Sarah Peters got her first chance at giving the Kansas women's soccer team a win against No. 18 Pepperdine before she even went to her first class. With two saves already on the night, into the 61st minute, Peters saw pressure coming toward the net from Pepperdine's forward line. Deciding to not play the ball short, she launched a goal kick as hard as she could into the Jayhawks backline that wasn’t being defended.
For the first time in awhile, the Kansas volleyball team will have a new setter this season. Ainise Havili, who netted three consecutive Big 12 Setter of the Year honors, has since graduated. Kansas volleyball coach Ray Bechard, who spoke to reporters at Fall Sports Media Day on Thursday in Allen Fieldhouse, believes he has multiple options to help fill that void in 2018.