⚾️ Kansas Drops Midweek Tilt to Missouri State
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — In a Wednesday afternoon game at Hammons Field, the Kansas Jayhawks fell to the Missouri State Bears, 16-1. Missouri State hit five home runs in the game.
The Jayhawks took an early lead with a run in the first inning. Sophomore second baseman Tavian Josenberger led off the game with a bunt single. He went on to steal second and third base and came in to score on a throwing error to give KU a 1-0 lead.
Missouri State responded by tying the game with a run in the bottom of the first. The Bears would go on to score 15 more runs over the course of the game.
Kansas dropped to 7-8 on the season, while Missouri State improved to 8-7.
The Jayhawks will head to Terre Haute, Indiana, to play a three-game weekend series against Indiana State. All three games will be live streamed on ESPN+ and the Jayhawk Sports Network.
• Kansas drew 10 walks against Missouri State, its second consecutive game with double-digit walks. The last time the Jayhawks had at least 10 walks in back-to-back games was May 5-6, 2017 vs. Texas Southern.
• Maui Ahuna has reached base safely in 24 consecutive games dating back to last season.
• Seth Sweet-Chick had a single in the second inning, his first hit of the season.