This Week In Kansas Athletics

By: From: KU Sports Information
By: From: KU Sports Information

Record Watch
Team Overall Big 12 National Ranking
Baseball 28-30 9-17 --
Men’s Golf -- -- --
Track & Field -- -- --

This Week’s Schedule
Monday, May 21
No Events Scheduled

Tuesday, May 22
No Events Scheduled

Wednesday, May 23
No Events Scheduled

Thursday, May 24
No Events Scheduled

Friday, May 25
Track at NCAA Midwest Regional Championship (Des Moines, Iowa), All Day

Saturday, May 26
Track at NCAA Midwest Regional Championship (Des Moines, Iowa), All Day

Sunday, May 27
No Events Scheduled

Monday, May 28
Memorial Day Observed (No Work), All Day

Weekly Notes
The baseball team completed its season Sunday with a 4-2 loss to Nebraska. Freshman pitcher Wally Marciel took a no-hitter into the sixth inning, retiring nine Cornhuskers in a row at one point. Senior Dylan Parzyk hit his first home run of the season on Senior Day for KU's first run of the game. Junior shortstop Erik Morrison went 2-for-4 to lead the offense. KU won the opening game of the series Friday, 10-5, behind three-hit nights by John Allman, Robby Price and Brock Simpson. The Jayhawks finished the season at 28-30 overall and 9-17 in the Big 12.

Men’s Golf
The men's golf team finished in 24th place the NCAA Central Regional at Rich Harvest Farms Golf Club in Sugar Grove, Ill. The Jayhawks shot a score of 323 and failed to finish in the top-10 to qualify for the NCAA Championship.

Senior Gary Woodland ended his accomplished Jayhawk career by carding his second consecutive round of 75 to finish in a tie for 21st. Woodland recorded three victories during his senior campaign. Fellow senior Tyler Docking shot a final-round 80 and finished tied for 53rd. Docking's finish marks his best finish in his three career NCAA Regional appearances. Junior Joey Mundy shot an 87 in the final round of play to finish tied for 116th. Senior Barrett Martens shot a final-round score of 85 to finish in a tie for 125th. Sophomore Walt Koelbel finished in 134th after shooting a final-round score of 83.

Tulsa shot a 310 in the final-round of play to edge Alabama by three strokes for the team championship. Dawie Van Der Walt of Lamar and Dan Woltman of Wisconsin tied for the individual championship with a three-round score of 215.

Oklahoma State, Texas, and Texas Tech will represent the Big 12 at the NCAA Championship after finishing in the top-10. Texas A&M tied for 10th place and lost a playoff to Minnesota for the final qualifying spot in the NCAA Central Regional.

Track & Field
The University of Kansas track and field teams head to Des Moines, Iowa, Friday and Saturday for the NCAA Midwest Regionals. In all, the Jayhawks will send 13 women and 11 male student-athletes to the meet. The top five finishers in their respective events will earn automatic bids to the NCAA Championships June 6-9 in Sacramento, Calif. Junior Ashley Brown, the 2007 Female Jayhawk Track Athlete of the Year, will compete in four events: 100 and 400-meter hurdles and the 4x100 and 4x400-meter relays. Juniors Julius Jiles and Crystal Manning will also compete in multiple events, as Jiles will run in both the 110 and 400-meter hurdles while Manning will take her best shot at the long and triple jump. Five Jayhawks enter the weekend with the top marks in the region in their respective events: Egor Agafonov in the men's hammer throw, Zlata Tarasova in the women's hammer throw, Barrett Saunders in the men's long jump, Manning in the women's triple jump, and Jordan Scott in the men's pole vault.

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