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Kansas athletes have record GPA

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.

KU women’s golf adds Taiwan prep

Kansas University’s women’s golf team has signed Yi-Tsen “Tina” Chou, coach Erin O’Neil announced Wednesday.

Kawinpakorn on All-America list

Kansas University senior women’s golfer Yupaporn “Mook” Kawinpakorn has been named 2015-16 All-American honorable mention by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA).

KU golfers miss NCAA tourney

Kansas University golfers Pornvipa Sakdee and Yupaporn Kawinpakorn placed 15th and 43rd, respectively, at the NCAA regional Saturday at Shoal Creek but missed qualifying for the NCAA women’s golf tournament.

KU golfers 25th, 30th at regional

Kansas University women’s golfer Yupaporn Kawinpakorn and Pornvipa Sakdee moved within a stroke of each other on the second day of their NCAA regional on Friday at Shoal Creek Country Club.

Kansas golfers in 15th, 55th

Shoal Creek, Ala. — Kansas University women’s golfers Yupaporn “Mook” Kawinpakorn and Pornvipa “Faii” Sakdee finished the first of three rounds at the NCAA Regional in Shoal Creek. Playing at the 6,470-yard, par-72 Shoal Creek Country Club, Kawinpakorn and Sakdee scored 75 and 79, respectively.

KU’s Kawinpakorn makes All-Big 12

Kansas University senior women’s golfer Yupaporn Kawinpakorn was named to the All-Big 12 team, the conference office announced Wednesday.

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Tom Keegan: Kansas golfer ‘Mook’ always learning

Winning golfers never stop learning, forever turn bad experiences into growth opportunities. Watch Jordan Spieth next April at Augusta eat up No. 12, the hole that ate him up last month in the Masters. If it takes him more than one Masters to conquer that demon of a par 3, so be it. He’ll never stop embracing the challenge.

Two KU women qualify for NCAA golf regional

Kansas women’s golfers Yupaporn “Mook” Kawinpakorn and Pornvipa “Faii” Sakdee have been selected to compete as individuals in the 2016 NCAA Regional at Shoal Creek Club in Shoal Creek, Ala., May 5-7. The KU pair will make school history as the most number of Jayhawks to compete as individuals in an NCAA postseason.

KU's Kawinpakorn 5th at Big 12 golf

Kansas University senior Yupaporn “Mook” Kawinpakorn earned her seventh top-five finish of the season at the Big 12 Championship on Sunday at The Dominion Country Club and became the first Jayhawk to be named to the All-Big 12 Tournament Team four times in a career.

KU golfer Sakdee in 9th at Big 12

Kansas University junior Pornvipa Sakdee shot a second-round score of even-par 72 to keep herself among the top 10 at the Big 12 Women’s Golf Championship on Saturday at The Dominion Country Club.

KU women’s golf in 7th at Big 12

Kansas University’s Yupaporn Kawinpakorn and Pornvipa Sakdee shot even-par 72 and were tied for eighth place after the first day of the Big 12 Women’s Golf Championship on Friday at Dominion Country Club.

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‘Mook’ just keeps getting better

For golfers, the lower they score, the more difficult it is to show significant improvement in their scores. Golfers get better, then worse, then better. The steps forward might outdo the regressions, but it’s never a steady forward march. Then again, never say never. By Tom Keegan

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KU ties athletic department record with 6 perfect scores in 2014-15 academic progress rate report

The NCAA revealed Wednesday that Kansas University tied an athletic department record with six teams scoring a perfect APR score of 1,000 for the 2014-15 school year. By Matt Tait

Kawinpakorn on women’s list

Senior Kansas University women’s golfer Yupaporn Kawinpakorn was named to the 2016 Academic All-Big 12 First Team, the conference office announced Thursday. This marks Kawinpakorn’s third consecutive Academic All-Big 12 First Team honor.

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