KU sports

KU starting pitcher Wes Benjamin done for season
April 18, 2014
Kansas University’s No. 1 starting pitcher Wes Benjamin recently underwent Tommy John surgery, KU baseball head coach Ritch Price announced Friday.
KU swimming adds prep senior
April 18, 2014
The Kansas University swimming and diving team signed Niwot (Colo.) High senior Hannah Driscoll to a national letter of intent, KU coach Clark Campbell announced Thursday.
Groundbreaking set for Naismith rules building
April 18, 2014
Kansas University will conduct a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new 32,000-square-foot DeBruce Center at 11:30 a.m. May 2, at the northeast corner of Allen Fieldhouse. The event is open to the public.
KU softball drops series opener against Texas Tech, 7-5
April 18, 2014
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.
Hammer time: Med school-bound Levy competes as KU thrower while she can
April 18, 2014
Kansas University sophomore hammer thrower Daina Levy can’t imagine choosing between two of her greatest loves — track and medicine — in the future. By Gary Bedore
Prep point guard set to begin KU recruiting visit
April 18, 2014
Devonte Graham, a 6-foot-2, 175-pound senior point guard from Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, N.H., today begins his official recruiting trip to Kansas University. Recruiting notes by Gary Bedore
Montell Cozart named KU’s starting quarterback for 2014
09:58 a.m., April 17, 2014 Updated 12:23 a.m.
Thursday morning, KU coach Charlie Weis announced in a press release that the sophomore Montell Cozart’s body of work this spring was impressive enough to land him the Jayhawks’ starting quarterback job for the 2014 season. By Matt Tait
Three KU women on academic golf team
April 17, 2014
Kansas University women’s golfers Yupaporn Kawinpakorn, Minami Levonowich and Meghan Potee were named to the 2014 Academic All-Big 12 First Team, the conference office announced Wednesday.
Kansas baseball routs GCU, 7-1
April 17, 2014
Freshman Jon Hander allowed just one run off five hits over seven innings for his first career win, and Kansas University beat Grand Canyon, 7-1, Wednesday at Hoglund Ballpark to split a midweek nonconference baseball series.
No kidding: KU safety regularly reminds teammates of award
April 17, 2014
Let it never be suggested that Kansas University safety Isaiah Johnson is taking his reign as the Big 12’s defensive newcomer of the year too seriously. By Matt Tait
And they’re off: Kansas’ Vollmer skips Relays-opening heptathlon
April 17, 2014
Lindsay Vollmer is not competing in the heptathlon at this week’s Kansas Relays. Instead, her coaches have entered her in the high jump, 100 hurdles and possibly a relay. By Gary Bedore
Myles Turner to announce college choice on April 30
KU, Texas, SMU, Duke, Ohio State, Oklahoma State, Texas A&M on list
07:07 p.m., April 16, 2014 Updated 12:13 a.m.
Myles Turner will announce his college choice on April 30. By Gary Bedore
Kansas Relays begins today
April 16, 2014
Kansas University’s track and field teams will open the 87th annual Kansas Relays today at newly constructed Rock Chalk Park.
KU swimmer nets Big 12 scholar award
April 16, 2014
Kansas University junior Deanna Marks was named the Big 12 Winter Scholar-Athlete of the Year on Tuesday.
Big 12 honors Kansas’ Pille
April 16, 2014
Kansas University ‘s Alicia Pille was named the Big 12 Softball Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced Tuesday.


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