Tennis Match vs. UMKC Postponed to Thursday
Feb. 26, 2013
LAWRENCE, Kan. – After another round of heavy snow in the Lawrence area Monday night and Tuesday, the Kansas women’s tennis team’s home match against UMKC will now take place on Thursday at 3 p.m.
The match was originally scheduled for Wednesday at the same time. Officials at the University of Kansas cancelled classes on Tuesday due to hazardous travel conditions in the area.
The Jayhawks have defeated UMKC in each of the past six matches between the two teams. Three of the last four were 7-0 shutouts.
Kansas is coming off a 5-2 comeback victory over Drake University on Monday, a day after the Jayhawks’ home match against Kentucky was cancelled due to severe winter weather. UMKC currently holds a 3-6 record in 2013.
Jayhawks picked eighth in preseason Big 12 preseason poll
Kansas was picked this week to finish eighth in the Big 12 by the league’s coaches, receiving a total of 23 voting points. The Jayhawks were one spot behind Kansas State in the poll and lead Iowa State and West Virginia, respectively.
Texas was unanimously chosen first in the conference with 81 points, including nine of 10 first place votes.
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