Kickoff for Kansas-Pittsburgh match moved to 6 p.m.

LAWRENCE, Kan. – In an attempt to avoid potential severe weather that is expected to move into the Lawrence area tonight,Kansas officials have elected to move the start of tonight’s Kansas-Pittsburgh soccer match to 6 p.m. Public gates to Rock Chalk Park will now open at 5 p.m. The match will still be available for streaming at KUAthletics.com and on the radio at KUAthletics.com/radio.
 
The Jayhawks (3-2-1) return home tonight after a three-game road stint. Kansas enters Friday’s match with just one defeat in its last five outings, which included a 2-1 win over Valparaiso last Sunday in Lincoln, Nebraska. After allowing two goals in the first 70 minutes of the season on Aug. 19 vs. Minnesota, KU has conceded just three opponent goals in the 510 minutes since, which includes shutout victories over Marquette and Colorado.