Archive for Tuesday, April 27, 1999


April 27, 1999


Free State baseball

rained out again

Free State's scheduled doubleheader at Leavenworth on Monday was rained out and reset as two single games.

The Firebirds will meet Leavenworth in a single game on Thursday and a single game on May 13. Both games are scheduled to start at 4:15 p.m. in Leavenworth.

Other Free State varsity events rained out were Monday's Topeka West golf tournament at Topeka Country Club and Tuesday's home softball doubleheader with Olathe East. The softball twinbill has been reset for 3:30 p.m. on May 4 at Free State.

LHS softball washed

Lawrence High's scheduled softball doubleheader at Leavenworth on Monday was rained out. No makeup date has been set. Also, Monday's Topeka West golf tournament that included LHS has been cancelled.

KU, KSU set for Wednesday

Wichita -- Kansas University's baseball team will meet Kansas State at 7 p.m. Wednesday, at Lawrence-Dumont Stadium. KU had tentatively scheduled a game against Tabor College on Wednesday, but that contest has been canceled.

Pugh, Robertson honored

Overland Park -- Kansas University seniors Ryan Robertson and T.J. Pugh have been awarded a $5,000 postgraduate scholarship by the NCAA. He is one of 12 Div. I student-athletes to receive the award. Robertson will pursue a sports administration degree. Pugh is planning on attending medical school.

KU rowing team

wins in California

San Francisco -- Kansas University's first and second varsity boats defeated Stanford, Cal-Davis and Santa Clara on Saturday. KU's first varsity eight beat UC-Davis 6:37.5 to 6:45.6, beat Stanford 7:59.7 to 8:22.9 and Stanta Clara 7:32.9 to 7:55.5.

The second varsity eight beat UC-Davis 6:52.9 to 6:54.9, beat Stanford 8:13 to 8:27 and Santa Clara 7:59.2 to 8:19.3. KU's only losses of the weekend came to Sacramento State.

Members of the first varsity eight: Nikia Rosenberger, Risa Petty, Laura Hubert, Tara Lynn, Becky Valburg, Heather Muir, Lettie Ebbs, Keesha Cravens, Abby Rosdahl.

Second varsity eight: Shannon Krider, Sarah Canfield, Shannon Gribbin, Tara Allsop, Jacquelynn Woodley, Kristi Dubiel, Ellen Remsing, Andrea Buch and Tiffany Marquart.

KU lacrosse club

wins, loses

Kansas beat Truman State, 6-5, and lost to Missouri, 6-5, in women's lacrosse on Sunday.

Lara Ratican scored four goals and Jessica Kibbe two in the first game. Ratican scored three goals, while Kibbe and Kristen Bloom each tallied one versus Missouri. KU finished the season 3-8-1.

Ratican finished the year with 29 goals, surpassing the previous season record of 22, held by Sophie Nassif. Bloom and Kibbe also had double-digit scoring years this year, with 16 apiece.

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