In the hours leading up to the Kansas University softball team’s series finale with Texas Tech on Saturday, 6-year-old Cooper Smith Buske took the field at Arrocha Ballpark and threw strike after strike as he got ready. By Benton Smith
Kansas University’s softball team was one out away from defeating Texas Tech before the Red Raiders rallied for a victory, 9-7, in nine innings on Friday at Arrocha Ballpark.
Kansas University’s softball team was eager to get back on the field after a nine-day layoff, but opened its series against Texas Tech with a 7-5 loss on Thursday at Arrocha Ballpark.
Kansas University ‘s Alicia Pille was named the Big 12 Softball Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday.
Alicia Pille came one out away from a perfect game but had to settle for a complete-game, one-hit shutout — her sixth shutout of the season — to spark Kansas University to a 5-0 victory over Missouri-Kansas City on Tuesday at Missouri 3&2 Complex.
Kansas University managed just seven hits on the day and was swept by Oklahoma in a Big 12 softball doubleheader on Saturday at Marita Hynes Stadium.
The Oklahoma softball team limited Kansas University to one hit on Friday, handing the Jayhawks their first Big 12 loss of the season, 9-0 in five innings.
Kansas University scored five runs in the first inning and two more in the second in a 10-1 softball rout of Wichita State on Wednesday at Wilkins Stadium.
Kansas University sophomore pitcher Kelsey Kessler was named the Big 12 Pitcher of the Week, the league announced Tuesday.
On a day when the offense was outhit and the defense committed the only two errors of the game, Kansas University capitalized on a couple of Oklahoma State miscues in the bottom of the ninth inning to pick up a Big 12 softball series sweep with a 2-1, extra-inning victory Sunday at Arrocha Ballpark. By Matt Tait
Chaley Brickey already had slammed into the dugout fencing while racing down a foul pop-up Saturday afternoon at Arrocha Ballpark. So getting mobbed by her teammates following a go-ahead, solo home run in the fifth inning just added to the beating she took while helping Kansas University’s softball team defeat Oklahoma State, 4-0. By Benton Smith
After stranding its leadoff hitter on base for seven consecutive innings, Kansas University finally made its early-inning offensive prowess pay off in the first extra inning of Friday’s 1-0, eight-inning softball victory over Oklahoma State at Arrocha Ballpark. By Matt Tait
The softball game between Kansas University and Wichita State scheduled for Wednesday at WSU was postponed due to forecasted rain.
Kansas University freshman catcher Harli Ridling was named the Big 12 Conference Softball Player of the Week, the league announced on Tuesday.
Harli Ridling’s two-run home run — her eighth homer of the season — in the seventh gave Kansas University the lead, and the Jayhawks held on for a 7-5 nonconference softball victory over No. 8-ranked Kentucky on Sunday.