Celebrated annually on April 6, we honor the student-athletes that wear "Kansas" on their uniform and who have have achieved excellence in academics and athletics, while having made significant contributions to their schools and communities.
Kansas rowing hit the water for its first competition of the 2021 spring slate in an exhibition with Tulsa Saturday – a starting point for a team that had their season cut short in 2020 due to COVID-19.
The Big 12 conference announced the recipients of the 2021 Dr. Gerald Lage Academic Achievement Award – the conference’s highest academic honor – on Wednesday. In total, 121 student-athletes were recognized. Kansas led the Big 12 with 18 honorees.
Kansas Athletics’ student-athletes thrived in the classroom during the 2020 fall semester, boasting a fall-semester record 3.31 department grade-point average. Additionally, 15 of the teams recorded a GPA of 3.00 or higher, nearly matching the Jayhawks’ 3.00 GPA achieved by every team during the 2020 spring semester.