Kansas State scored multiple runs in three different innings, including a four-run seventh to put the game away, as the Wildcats won the series rubber match over Texas, 9-3, Sunday afternoon at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.
Sporting Kansas City goalkeeper Jimmy Nielsen moved atop the club's all-time shutout chart on Sunday in the team's 4-0 victory over Chivas USA at Sporting Park with the 38th regular season clean sheet of his MLS career.
Kansas won its fifth game in a row after a walk-off hit by No. 5 batter Jordan Dreiling plated the team’s fifth run as the Jayhawks completed a sweep against Baylor, 5-4, on Cinco De Mayo at Hoglund Ballpark.
The three day MIAA Outdoor Men’s and Women’s Track and Field Championship came to an end today in Hays, Kan. Lincoln University won the women’s championship scoring well over 100 points more than their nearest competitor.
Senior Francine Simpson repeated as Big 12 long jump champion, while Lindsay Vollmer claimed the conference’s heptathlon crown as the Kansas men’s and women’s track & field teams competed on day two of the Big 12 Outdoor Championships.
Kansas State high jumper Erik Kynard did something no other high jumper has done on Saturday and the Wildcats also put themselves in position to do something they have never done at the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
The Kansas State University team of Nathan Kozlowski and Lance Maldonado, both of Junction City, Kan., won the FLW College Fishing Central Conference event on Pickwick Lake Saturday with a five-bass limit weighing 17 pounds, 8 ounces.
Ross Kivett laced a two-out, two-run triple down the right-field line to give Kansas State a one-run lead and Jake Matthys tossed three scoreless innings as the Wildcats came back to defeat Texas, 3-2, Friday evening at UFCU Disch-Falk Field.
Thomas Taylor started it, Justin Protacio provided a chunk of the offense, and Kansas relievers Frank Duncan and Jordan Piche’ finished it as the Jayhawks opened a three-game series against Baylor with a 3-2 win at soggy Hoglund Ballpark Friday night.
Thrower Sara Savatovic came to Kansas State in January as an athlete the coaching staff believed could make an immediate impact for the Wildcats and that impact came Friday when the freshman won her first Big 12 Championship.
With the 2013 season coming down to the final three weekends of action, Kansas State will travel to Austin, Texas, for the first of two-straight Big 12 road series beginning with a three-game set at Texas.
Kansas didn’t allow a run in a pair of midweek games while bouncing back from a tough Big 12 weekend in West Virginia, and the Jayhawks will look to keep the home stand success rolling along when the team resumes league play against Baylor at Hoglund Ballpark.
Kansas men’s basketball annually has one of the toughest schedules in the nation and its 2013-14 non-conference slate will be as competitive as ever with the likes of Duke, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico, Georgetown and San Diego State.