Jayhawks to Face Croatian National Team in Exhibition Play

July 11, 2007


The University of Kansas baseball team announced that it will open the 2007 fall season with an exhibition game against the Croatian National Team at Hoglund Ballpark Sept. 2 at 5 p.m. Admission to the game will be free of charge.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office” />

The Croatian National Team will play <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = “urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags” />Kansas just days before it heads to Spain for the European Baseball Championships Sept. 5-16. Team Croatia will look to qualify for the 2010 Summer Olympics at the European Championship.

The Jayhawks are coming off a 28-30 campaign, but could return as many as eight starting position players from a year ago.