RCW: Bird's Eye View 4.16

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.
 Special Gift

SPECIAL GIFT – Junior women’s basketball player Brianna Osorio gave a candy cane to a child that donated money to the Salvation Army on Friday, December 8, outside the Walmart on south Iowa Street in Lawrence. Osorio and redshirt sophomore teammate Tyler Johnson were part of a large group of KU student-athletes, organized by KU Leads, to donate time manning the red collection pots outside many local businesses.
 Photo by Jeff Jacobsen 

Beary Good Day

BEARY GOOD DAY – For the 23rd-consecutive year, the KU women’s basketball team visited Lawrence Memorial Hospital to share its holiday spirit by distributing gifts to patients, which for one mother and newborn included a stuffed bear and other Jayhawk gear on Friday, December 15. During the last 25 years, Kansas vendors have donated over $400,000 worth of KU gear for distribution to charitable organizations through the Crimson and Blue Holiday Project.
 Photo by Jeff Jacobsen



Sign Here

SIGN HERE – KU women’s basketball coach Brandon Schneider autographed the team poster for a fan in the hallway of Lawrence Memorial Hospital with help from redshirt sophomore Tyler Johnson. The team shared gifts, donated by Kansas vendors through the Crimson and Blue Holiday Project, with patients on Friday, December 15.
 Photo by Jeff Jacobsen 

Surprising Gift

SURPRISING GIFT – To the surprise of children from the Lawrence Big Brothers Big Sisters program, a new bicycle was wheeled onto the James Naismith Court inside Allen Fieldhouse by senior cheerleader Kyra Skinner. Each child was gifted a bicycle at halftime of the men’s basketball game against Arizona State on Sunday, December 10.
 Photo by Jeff Jacobsen

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Christmas Ride

CHRISTMAS RIDE – Sophomore baseball player Mateo Zunica, dressed in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle pajamas, gave one of Santa’s elves, senior Jon Hander, a lift around Hoglund Ballpark after a KU team Christmas card photograph on Friday, December 8.
 Photo by Jeff Jacobsen