Kansas’ women’s soccer team has been on a roll in recent weeks. The Jayhawks won their first Big 12 tournament title two weeks ago. They kicked off their NCAA Tournament appearance with a Round 1 victory over Iowa last weekend at Rock Chalk Park. Last Friday night, the team was greeted by a standing ovation at Allen Fieldhouse after trotting their Big 12 trophy onto the court.
There’s been a steady momentum building around Kansas soccer over the last 10 matches, especially given the start to the 2019 NCAA tournament.
It took almost 70 minutes for Kansas soccer to break through, but a quick strike inside the box from sophomore Kailey Lane proved to be the difference between keeping a season alive and going home early.
Coming off the first Big 12 Championship title in school history, there’s a growing confidence among Kansas soccer coaches and players heading into the NCAA Tournament.
It’s not a particularly pleasant memory for Kansas soccer, but the 4-1 loss to North Carolina in the second round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament provided much-needed guidance.
There’s a theory floating around the Kansas athletic department that suggests that brand new, first-rate facilities for the KU football program will help the Jayhawks return to their winning ways. The resurgence of the Kansas women’s soccer program is proof positive that such a vision can come true. By Matt Tait
For the third time in four seasons and the ninth time in program history, the University of Kansas soccer team earned a bid to the NCAA Division I Women’s Soccer Championship when the field was announced Monday afternoon.
After a scoreless first half, Kansas soccer searched for one slight misstep from the TCU defense. And in the 55th minute, that came in the form of junior forward Mandi Duggan sneaking a shot inside the near post for a go-ahead goal.
Eva Eliasdottir’s golden goal in the final minute of double overtime propelled No. 21 Kansas past No. 10 Oklahoma State, 2-1, Friday night in the Big 12 Championship semifinal at Swope Soccer Village.
One of three Jayhawks to be named to the All-Big 12 teams on Tuesday, Kansas soccer senior Addisyn Merrick was named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year
A pair of first-half goals were enough to propel the No. 25 Kansas past the West Virginia, 2-0, Sunday afternoon at Swope Soccer Village. Senior Katie McClure tallied her 14th goal of the season, while junior Isabella Cavalcante turned in her first of the year.
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.
A goal for both sides in the final three minutes of regulation saw the No. 23 Kansas Jayhawks and TCU Horned Frogs settle for a 2-2 draw Sunday afternoon at Garvey-Rosenthal Stadium.
Two halves and a pair overtimes weren’t enough to decide a winner.
For the second-straight week Kansas goalkeeper Sarah Peters was named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday.