Kansas super-senior midfielder Rylan Childers was named a Second-Team Academic All-American as selected by College Sports Communicators (CSC) on Tuesday. Childers is only the second KU women’s soccer student-athlete in program history to be voted to a CSC Academic All-America team, joining Caroline Smith who earned the honor both in 2004 and 2005.
Kansas forward Lexi Watts was named to the Big 12 All-Freshman Team, the conference office announced on Tuesday. Watts received the postseason honor after playing in all 20 games, starting the final 15 of those matches.
The No. 15 ranked TCU Horned Frogs defeated the Kansas Jayhawks 5-1 in the quarterfinal round of the Big 12 Championship at the Round Rock Multipurpose Complex. Super-senior Rylan Childers scored the lone goal for the Jayhawks.
The No. 7 seeded Kansas Jayhawks will take on the No. 2 seeded TCU Horned Frogs on Sunday evening at 5:30 p.m. CT at Round Rock Multipurpose Complex. The quarterfinals match will be broadcast on Big 12 NOW on ESPN+.
Freshman Lexi Watts scored two goals to lead the Kansas Jayhawks to a 2-0 win over the Iowa State Cyclones on Senior Night at Rock Chalk Park. With the win, Kansas qualified for the Big 12 Championship for the first time since the Jayhawks won it in 2019.