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From the Desk of Athletics Director Jeff Long

One month from today, we plan to kick-off the 2020 football season at David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium vs. Southern Illinois on August 29th.

️⚽️ KU Soccer Adds McKerrell as Volunteer Assistant

Troy McKerrell will be joining the Kansas soccer staff as a volunteer assistant for the 2020 season head coach Mark Francis announced Wednesday.

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πŸ₯Ž Keeping Up With The Freshmen: Madison Hirsch

Freshman Madison Hirsch appeared in 17 games with 11 starts for the Jayhawks. Her .421 batting average (16-for-38) was a team best for the 2019-20 season.

πŸ€ Marian E. Washington Legacy Reunion Postponed

The Marian E. Washington Legacy Reunion, formerly set for November 16-18, has been postponed to November 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The exact date and time will be announced at a later date.

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πŸŠβ€β™€οΈ Keeping Up With The Freshmen: Franny Cable

Freshman diver Franny Cable joined the Jayhawks from Centennial, Colorado. She finished with the second-best overall scores in the one and three-meter dive events in 2019-20.

πŸ€ Jayhawks Aplenty as NBA Returns

Kansas basketball is well represented among the 22 teams as the NBA restart 2020 gets underway July 30 at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla.

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πŸ“š Jayhawks Garner ITA Scholar-Athlete, Academic Team Awards

The University of Kansas women’s tennis team was named an Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) All-Academic Team for the 2019-20 season, as announced by the organization on Monday.Β 

🏈 Kansas Adds Southern Illinois for Season Opener on Aug. 29

Kansas football will welcome the Southern Illinois Salukis to David Booth Kansas Memorial Stadium for its season-opener on Aug. 29, Kansas Athletics announced on Wednesday. The game will be the fourth in the series history between the two teams, with the Jayhawks holding a 3-0 advantage.

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Jim Ryun Receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

University of Kansas track & field great Jim Ryun received the nation’s highest civilian honor on Friday, as he was awarded with the Presidential Medal of Freedom from United States President Donald Trump.

🏈 Pooka Williams Jr. Named to Maxwell Award Preseason Watch List

Junior running back Pooka Williams Jr., was named to the Maxwell Award Preseason Watch List, the Maxwell Football Club announced on Friday, an award given annually to the most outstanding player in college football.

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πŸŽ™ The Jayhawker Podcast | Jennifer McFalls

It’s hard to top winning an Olympic gold medal. For Kansas softball coach Jennifer McFalls, that dream came true in 2000. But once you win a gold medal, what do you do for an encore?

🏈 Pair of Jayhawks Named to Wuerffel Trophy Watch List

Kansas seniors Api Mane and Chris Hughes were named to the Wuerffel Trophy Watch List, the organization announced on Thursday, as a record 114 players across the country were recognized on this year’s watch list.