RCW: Bird's Eye View 3.26

Each week the Bird’s Eye View captures some of the best moments for Kansas Athletics. From the playing field, practice gym or behind the scenes, don’t miss this exclusive perspective into the Kansas Jayhawks.


Strike Two – A day after Ritch Price became the winningest baseball coach in KU history with victory 439, the Jayhawks’ skipper served as the umpire for Jaris Temple, the great-grandson of Floyd Temple, the legendary coach and holder of the coaching record Price surpassed. Antonio Garcia, a redshirting freshman, caught the pitches of the young Temple during the pre-game fun before KU closed out a three-game series against Northwestern State inside Hoglund Ballpark on Sunday, March 5.

Photo by Jeff Jacobsen 

Got You – KU freshman second baseman James Cosentino’s throw beat a Northwestern State baserunner to first base during the opening game of a three-game series against the Demons inside Hoglund Ballpark on Friday, March 3.

Photo by Jeff Jacobsen 

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Stripes – The crimson and blue stripes on KU’s baseball uniforms shined brightly against the white pant legs while players worked on their base-running first step ahead of the game against Northwestern State on Sunday, March 5, inside Hoglund Ballpark. 

Photo by Jeff Jacobsen 

Jumping for Joy – Junior Devonte’ Graham celebrated along with the joyous fans inside Allen Fieldhouse as KU closed out the season’s final home game on Monday, February 27, with a victory over Oklahoma on Senior Night. 

Photo by Laura Jacobsen


Mad Dash – Sophomore Lagerald Vick’s mad dash along the sideline of the James Naismith Court while trying to save the ball from going out-of-bounds caused a wide variety of reactions from players, officials and fans inside Allen Fieldhouse of Monday, February 27.

Photo by Mike Gunnoe 

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