KU Defeats #19 Baylor, 5-1, Advances to Face Missouri

May 11, 2006

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Kansas softball used nine hits, including home runs from Serena Settlemier and Stevie Crisosto, to upset third-seeded Baylor, 5-1, Thursday afternoon in its first game of the 2006 Big 12 Championship at the ASA Hall of Fame Stadium. The No. 6 Jayhawks (31-24) will move on to face Border Showdown rival Missouri, the No. 7 seed, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday night.

KU’s upset of the Lady Bears (36-19) marked the third upset of the top three seeded teams. No. 8 Oklahoma State upset No. 1 Texas and the No. 7 Tigers knocked off No. 2 Nebraska Wednesday night in double-elimination play.

More information and complete game recaps will be available following the Kansas-Missouri game. KU’s Big 12 Championship games will be broadcast live on KLWN 1320 AM with Jud Easterday and Aaron Clopton calling the action. Live Gametracker is also available for all games.