Kansas softball swept by Iowa State in final regular-season series

In the final series of the 2021 regular season, the Kansas softball team couldn’t get in the win column. KU lost all three games to Iowa State this past weekend at Arrocha Ballpark.

The weekend started off with a 9-3 win by Iowa State in the series opener on Friday. Five players contributed to KU’s six hits, as Shelby Gayre led Kansas with two hits.

KU dropped a 5-4 decision in the second game, which was the closest contest all weekend. Ashlyn Anderson led the Jayhawks from the plate by going 3-for-4 with two runs scored. Macy Omli finished 2-for-2 with one run. Morgyn Wynne, Madison Hirsch and Angela Price each tallied a hit.

Iowa State capped off the series with a 12-4 victory on Sunday. KU recorded nine hits, led by a 2-for-2 showing from Jordan Richards. Wynne also finished 2-for-4 with one RBI. Gayre also came in to pinch hit a three-run homer for the Jayhawks.

Kansas ended the regular season with a 22-26 record and 2-16 in Big 12 action. Iowa State improved to 31-19 on the year and 6-12 in league play.

Line scores for KU softball vs. Iowa State

Game 1: ISU 9, KU 3

Iowa State 0 0 1 7 0 0 1 — 9 8 2

Kansas 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 — 3 6 2

Game 2: ISU 5, KU 4

Iowa State 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 — 5 10 2

Kansas 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 X — 4 9 1

Game 3: ISU 12, KU 4

Iowa State 0 1 2 1 0 3 5 — 12 12 0

Kansas 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 — 4 9 4

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