Former Jayhawk Narodowski Named to All-Canadian College Team

Jan. 4, 2010


Former Kansas shortstop David Narodowski has been named to the 2009 All-Canadian College Baseball Team, which was selected by the publishers of

Narodowski, a shortstop from Vancouver, B.C., hit .354 with eight home runs and 43 RBIs in his only season at Kansas. He became the first Jayhawk to be named Big 12 Newcomer of the Year after transferring to KU prior to the 2009 season. He also hit .353 against Big 12 opponents and was second on the team in multiple-hit games with 24. He was the team’s starting shortstop from day one and played exceptional defense.

Following his junior season, Narodowski was drafted by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 15th round of the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft this past June. In his first professional season, he batted .233 with seven homers, 22 RBIs and seven stolen bases for the Missoula Osprey in the Pioneer League.

South Dakota State third baseman Jesse Sawyer was named Canadian College Player of the Year.

The current Jayhawks will take the field on Friday, Feb. 19 to open the 2010 regular season at Hoglund Ballpark against Eastern Michigan at 3 p.m.