RCW: Bird's Eye View 4.2

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.
 Let it Rain

LET IT RAIN – Water flew through the air as the KU soccer team joyously celebrated its 2-1 victory over defending National Champion and No. 7 USC inside Rock Chalk Park on Sunday, September 3.
 Photo by Mike Gunnoe 

Grand Entrance

GRAND ENTRANCE – KU and Nebraska soccer players walked onto the playing field inside Rock Chalk Park for the home-opening match of the 2017 season on Friday, August 18.
 Photo by Jeff Jacobsen 


BOOMERANG – Members of the KU soccer team posed dramatically while junior Grace Hagan and senior Kayla Morrison chest bumped for a Boomerang video filmed inside Rock Chalk Park on Saturday, August 12.
 Photo by Jeff Jacobsen 


SHOCKING – Junior Grace Hagan, senior Maddie Dobyns, junior Alex Schweitzer and sophomores Taylor Christie, Katie McClure and Mandi Duggan reacted with shock and laughter after climbing into ice tubs after a KU soccer practice inside Rock Chalk Park on the surprisingly cool evening of Friday, August 4.
 Photo by Jeff Jacobsen 

Bright View

BRIGHT VIEW – Junior tennis players Janet Koch and Nina Khmelnitckaia tested the eclipse glasses that were distributed on Sunday, August 20, at the Welcome Back Barbecue for KU’s student-athletes ahead of the eclipse of the sun on Monday the 21st.
 Photo by Jeff Jacobsen

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Waiting and Waiting

WAITING AND WAITING – KU sophomore rowers Kaitlyn Finger and Kalyn Blessing, along with senior rower Caitlin McNulty, waited in their boat on the Kansas River with the hopes that the clouds would clear to reveal the eclipse of the sun on Monday, August 21. Unfortunately, the clouds failed to clear in time.
 Photo by Jeff Jacobsen 


PERSONALITY – The KU volleyball players showed off their funny personalities after posing for the team photograph on Monday, August 7, inside the Horejsi Family Athletics Center.
 Photo by Jeff Jacobsen 

Oh, the Joy

OH, THE JOY – The No. 9 KU volleyball team gleefully celebrated a key point during the three-set victory over No. 13 Kentucky in the home-opening match inside the Horejsi Family Athletics Center on Monday, September 4.
 Photo by Jeff Jacobsen 

Dry Patch

DRY PATCH – Members of the Marching Jayhawks drumline found refuge under the bridge connecting Allen Fieldhouse and the DeBruce Center on the KU campus during a rain shower on Wednesday, August 16, as the drummers prepared for the upcoming football season. The bridge houses the 13 Original Rules of “Basket Ball,” and those rules are also etched on the metal siding of the bridge.
 Photo by Jeff Jacobsen 

Book Learning

BOOK LEARNING – Track & field’s Bryce Hoppel collected books needed for the sophomore’s fall classes during student-athlete textbook distribution inside the KU Memorial Union on Thursday, August 17.
 Photo by Jeff Jacobsen