Kansas Jayhawks

Chais Wright

Position Defender
Height 5'4''
Class Sophomore
Hometown Kansas City, Mo.
High School Park Hill HS

Played in 20 matches during her first season of action for the Jayhawks, which included starts in each of KU’s final seven contests … Scored first collegiate goal and the eventual game-winner in KU’s 2-0 win over Western Michigan (9/15) … Tallied 12 shots on the year, five of which were on target … Posted first-career assist in the Jayhawks’ 2-0 victory over West Virginia in the quarterfinals of the Big 12 Championship (11/3) … Played a season-high 80 minutes in KU’s 2-1 double overtime win over Oklahoma State in the Big 12 Championship semifinals (11/8) … Named to Academic All-Big 12 Second Team.

Forced to utilize redshirt year after an injury sidelined her for the season.

A key member of the Park Hill Lady Trojans’ impressive run over the last three years, which included a state-record 25 wins in 2016 … With her holding down the back line, Park Hill tallied three-straight district and sectional championships from 2015-17 and posted shutouts in 23 of its contests in 2016, which included 12-straight clean sheets during that season … Also got into the offensive mix, scoring 17 goals and adding 13 assists in her first three years with the Lady Trojans … Twice named to the Missouri Best 11 Team in 2016 and 2017 and added all-conference, all-district and all-region nods those years as well.

Spent time with both KC Fusion and FC Kansas City Club teams … With KC Fusion, she was twice a Kansas State finalist, claiming the Kansas State title one of those year … Helped FCKC Juniors to a Missouri State title and placed third at the National Championship Series.

Daughter of Christian and Charianne Wright … Has four siblings, Ryann (29), Malia (25), Gage (23) and Tory (19) … Graduated high school in December 2017 to attend KU early … Majoring in exercise science.