The Kansas Softball team kicked off its 2023 fall ball season victorious with a win over Johnson County Community College an exhibition game at Arrocha Ballpark as KU managed eight strikeouts in the first four innings.
Kansas Softball will appear in the 2024 National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Leadoff Classic, which will span from Feb. 8-11 in Clearwater, Florida. The schedule for the event was announced on Thursday.
Kansas three-sport alum Jill Larson Bradney (1978-81) has been named one of 12 inductees to be added to the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame (KSHOF), Class of 2023, the KSHOF announced on Monday. The Class of 2023 will be inducted on Sunday, October 1, 2023, at the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane, Kansas.
After upsetting No. 8 Oklahoma State in comeback fashion earlier in the day, Kansas fell to No. 10 Texas 9-1 in five innings in the Big 12 Championship semifinals at USA Hall of Fame Softball Complex Friday.
Trailing by a pair of runs in the final inning, the Kansas Jayhawks scored four runs in the top of the seventh to come back to beat No. 8 Oklahoma State 8-7 in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Softball Championship at Hall of Fame Stadium.