Weather Alters Jayhawk Invitational Schedule at Rock Chalk Park
LAWRENCE, Kan. – Due to impending weather conditions for the Lawrence area this weekend, Kansas softball has altered its schedule for the Jayhawk Invitational and added a game on Thursday evening. The first non-conference tournament of the season at Rock Chalk Park will now be March 10-13, weather permitting.
The Jayhawks (11-8) will move up their 2016 home opener against Missouri State to Thursday, March 10, at 6:30 p.m. On Friday, March 11, KU will host Western Illinois in its second game of the weekend at 4:30 p.m. Kansas will face Western Illinois at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 12, followed by a contest against Northern Iowa 2 p.m. KU will conclude the Jayhawk Invitational on Sunday, March 13, against Nebraska Omaha at 2 p.m.
Kansas’ weekend finale against the Mavericks will be KU’s first televised game of the season as the matchup will air on the Jayhawk Television Network. All five games of the Jayhawk Invitational will also be streamed live on the Jayhawk Radio Network through KUAtheltics.com.
All fans in attendance to Kansas softball’s opening-weekend tournament will receive magnet schedule giveaways upon entrance to the games. During KU’s game on Friday, fans can purchase hot dogs for $1 and will receive free popcorn with the purchase of a drink on Sunday during the Jayhawks contest.
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