Jayhawks Kick Off Fall Ball Saturday

Sept. 23, 2005


The Jayhawks will open their 2005 Fall season Saturday against Pittsburg State and Missouri Southern in the Kansas Softball Invitational at Arrocha Ballpark. KU will face Pitt State at noon and Missouri Southern at 4 p.m.

The tournament will conclude Sunday when KU plays Rockhurst at noon and a final game according to seeding at 2 or 4 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

Kansas returns 10 letterwinners, including seven starters, and welcomes six newcomers to the squad this season. In 2005, the Jayhawks finished 31-24 overall and 9-8 in Big 12 play and advanced to the NCAA Regionals for the first time since 1999.

2005 Kansas Softball Invitational

Saturday – September 24

Time – Teams
10 a.m. – Rockhurst vs. Pitt State
Noon – Kansas vs. Pitt State
2 p.m.- Rockhurst vs. Missouri Southern
4 p.m. – Kansas vs. Missouri Southern

Sunday – September 25

10 a.m- Pitt State vs. Missouri Southern
Noon – Kansas vs. Rockhurst
2 p.m. – Seed #1 vs. Seed #2
4 p.m. – Seed #3 vs. Seed #4