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Jennifer McFalls - My Olympic Dream

I was standing on second base when the sky was starting to open up. It was the softball gold medal match against Japan at the 2000 Olympics. The stadium in Sydney, Australia, was completely sold out—15,000 screaming fans in the stands. It was so loud on the field—my mind, however, was so quiet.

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Lawrence, Kan. | Rock Chalk Park
Women's Soccer
Lawrence, Kan. | Rock Chalk Park
Women's Soccer
Lawrence, Kan. | Rock Chalk Park
Women's Soccer
Lawrence, Kan. | Rock Chalk Park
Women's Soccer
Lawrence, Kan. | Rock Chalk Park
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Jayhawks in the Olympics
History of Jayhawks in the Olympic Games

The Olympic Games only come around every four years, but the tradition of the games dates back hundreds of years. For KU, the tradition of competing at the Olympics is rich, with 66 Olympians all-time, including 45 medals.

Olympics Schedule & Results

Click here to follow along for a full schedule of events and results from the Jayhawks in the 2020 Olympic Games.

🏀 Pettiford Wins Honor for his High School Senior Year Success

Kansas freshman guard Bobby Pettiford has been named the North Carolina HighSchoolOT 2020-21 Boys Basketball Player of the Year.

🏀 Kansas at St. John’s Moved to Dec. 3

The Big EAST-Big 12 Battle of Kansas at St. John’s has moved to Friday, Dec. 3 at newly built USB Arena in Elmont, New York, the conferences announced Friday.

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KUathletics.com to Provide Exclusive Coverage of Jayhawks at the Olympics

With the Olympic Games officially commencing with the opening ceremony in Tokyo Friday morning, KUathletics.com and the Kansas Jayhawks Mobile App will provide exclusive coverage of Jayhawks at the Games.

🏈 Mike Novitsky Named to Rimington Trophy Watch List

Redshirt junior center Mike Novitsky has been named to the Rimington Trophy Watchlist on Friday, the Boomer Esiason Foundation announced.

👟 Kansas Track & Field Earns USTFCCCA All-Academic Honors

The Kansas men’s and women’s track and field programs were both honored as United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Teams, the organization announced on Thursday, while 17 Jayhawks earned individual honors.

🏈 Rachel Baribeau Delivers Inspirational Message to KU Football

As super-senior offensive lineman Chris Hughes walked out of the indoor practice facility Wednesday morning, he had a giant smile on his face and was eager to share what he learned in the hour prior.

Say I Do at Allen Fieldhouse
🏀 Dajuan Harris to Spend Summer in Spain with USA East Coast Basketball Red Team

Kansas redshirt-sophomore Dajuan Harris Jr. will be spending his summer vacation in Spain playing for the USA East Coast Basketball Red Team. The red squad will be coached by Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer and former KU head coach Larry Brown.

🏐 Jayhawks Earn 2020-21 AVCA Team Academic Award

The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) and United State Marine Corps (USMC) announced that the Kansas volleyball team earned the USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2020-21 season.

🎙 The Jayhawker Podcast | Kyle Clemons: Beauty In The Grind

Learning. Growing. Maturing. That 400 meters, that one lap around the track, caused Olympic gold medalist and world record holder Kyle Clemons to do some deep thinking about his athletic career and his life.

2021-22 Ticket Assurance Plan

📸 Boys & Girls Club Visit

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