RCW: Faces in the Crowd 3.3

Each week in Rock Chalk Weekly, the top Kansas Jayhawk performances are recognized as Faces in the Crowd. Get to know last week’s stars, including information on their latest accomplishments and a link to their full bio.

Cross Country | Jr. | McLean, Virginia
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Dimmick, from McLean, Virginia, claimed her first ever career victory as she posted a first-place finish Saturday morning at the season-opening Bob Timmons Classic at Rim Rock Farm in Lawrence. Dimmick was the leader of seven Jayhawk women among the top 10. Dimmick completed the 5K race in a time of 18:21.82 to take home the win. She helped the Kansas women’s team to a clean sweep of the duals over UMKC, Oral Roberts and Kansas Wesleyan.

Soccer | So. | Wichita, Kansas
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Hagan, from Wichita, Kansas, sent in the game-winning goal and added an assist as she helped the Kansas Jayhawks dispatch the Valparaiso Crusaders, 2-1, Sunday morning at Hibner Stadium. The goal was the second of the young season for the sophomore midfielder. Hagan led all players with three shots on the day, while the Jayhawks outshot Valparaiso by a tally of 18-3. Hagan’s performance led Kansas to a win and a 3-2-1 mark on the season.  

Football | So. | Houston, Texas
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Sims Jr., from Houston, Texas, was instrumental in the success of Jayhawk offense in its 55-6 win over Rhode Island. Sims Led the Jayhawks with career-best 127 receiving yards. His two scores drove the Jayhawks to their highest scoring output since posting 76 points against Nebraska in 2007. KU’s 55 points marked the first time the Jayhawks had scored 40 or more in nearly five years. Sims hauled in five receptions, including a career-best two touchdowns, on the evening. His 71-yard catch and run for a score in the third quarter marked the longest play of his career.

Volleyball | Sr. | Gardner, Kansas
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Wait, a senior libero from Gardner, Kansas, averaged an astounding 6.50 digs per set last weekend. Wait posted her second career 30-dig match with 31 digs in a thrilling five-set win against Arkansas on Saturday afternoon to cap off the weekend. She added seven assists against the Razorbacks to help clinch KU’s 21st-straight nonconference regular-season victory. Her performance helped No. 4 Kansas improve to 6-0 with three wins during the Kansas Invitational, in which she earned all-tournament team recognition.