Mark Francis’ love of soccer has taken him halfway around the world to Lawrence, where he’s transformed the Jayhawk program into one of nation’s best. That rise has included the program’s first Big 12 Tournament Championship title in 2019 and a Top-10 national ranking this season.
No. 10 Kansas (3-1-0) soccer returns home to Rock Chalk Park to host No. 8 Oklahoma State (3-1-1) Friday, Oct. 16. Kickoff is slated for 7 p.m. (CT) on Big 12 Now on ESPN+. For fans, capacity will be 400 and tickets are available at KUAthletics. The game will also be KU's annual ‘Jayhawks for a Cure’ contest supporting breast cancer awareness month.
No. 6 Kansas plays its second road game of the season when travels west 74 miles to Manhattan, Kansas, to play Kansas State Friday, Oct. 2, in the Dillons Sunflower Showdown. Kickoff from Buser Family Park is slated for 7 p.m. (CT) on Big 12 Now on ESPN+.
Freshman Kate Dreyer is the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week, while senior Kathryn Castro is listed on TopDrawerSoccer.com (TDS) National Team of the Week and junior Sarah Peters is a TDS Team of the Week Honorable Mention selection.
Kansas Soccer and the Big 12 Conference remain united in fostering a culture of inclusivity and respect. Standing on the principles that support and champion the individuality of each Jayhawk student-athlete.