RCW: Bird's Eye View 4.5

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.
 Water Line

WATER LINE – The strides of a group of KU women’s cross country runners, along with a runner from Oral Roberts, were reflected in a pond along the 5K route during the Bob Timmons Double Dual at Rim Rock Farm on Saturday, September 2. The Jayhawks will host the final home meet of the season, the Rim Rock Classic, on Saturday morning, September 30.
 Photo by Jeff Jacobsen 


FRAMED – A group of KU men’s cross country runners, including Jayhawks running unattached, were framed by trees along the Rim Rock Farm 6K course during the Bob Timmons Double Dual on Saturday, September 2. The course north of Lawrence will play host to the Rim Rock Classic on Saturday, September 30.
 Photo by Jeff Jacobsen 

Cups Up

CUPS UP – KU softball coach Megan Smith taped a Gatorade cup to the underside of senior infielder Amanda Organ’s forearm during the team’s first fall practice on Wednesday, September 13, inside Arrocha Ballpark at Rock Chalk Park. The cups serve as a reminder to the infielders that proper glove position for fielding results in the cup being upright.
 Photo by Jeff Jacobsen 

Sneak Peek

SNAEK PEEK – Sophomore safety Shaquille Richmond peeked outside the door leading from the Anderson Family Football Complex to the team’s tunneled entrance to Memorial Stadium as pre-game activities continued ahead of the game against West Virginia on Saturday, September 23.
 Photo by Jeff Jacobsen


Late Night 


EMERGENCE – KU players emerged from the tunnel leading to Memorial Stadium into a shroud of fog ahead of the game against West Virginia on Saturday, September 23.
 Photo by Jeff Jacobsen 

Into the Fray

INTO THE FRAY – Senior defensive specialist Addie Barry and sophomore middle blocker Zoe Hill raced to check into the lineup during KU volleyball’s five-set victory over Kansas State inside Ahearn Fieldhouse in Manhattan on Sunday, September 24.
 Photo by Jeff Jacobsen 

Flag Way

FLAG WAY – The 31 flags hanging in a hallway of the Student Support Services area on the second floor of the Anschutz Sports Pavilion represent the home countries of KU’s student-athletes which include the flag of New Zealand freshman golfer Harry Hillier. The United States and 30 international flags were dedicated in a ceremony on Tuesday, September 26, as part of the Jayhawks’ ONETEAM initiative to foster an environment of camaraderie and support of all teams.
 Photo by Jeff Jacobsen