Action Packed Day in Store at Rock Chalk Park on May 2
LAWRENCE, Kan. – The University of Kansas track & field and softball programs will both be in action at Rock Chalk Park on Saturday, May 2, meaning a fun-filled day is in store for fans at the Jayhawks’ state-of-the-art facility. The track teams are hosting the Rock Chalk Classic beginning at 11 a.m., with softball playing host to the Baylor Bears at 2 p.m. Fans will have the opportunity to buy tickets that will grant them access to both events.
The day’s action will kick off at 11 a.m., with the first field events getting underway as part track & field’s Rock Chalk Classic. Kansas will welcome squads from Air Force, Kansas State, Oral Roberts, UMKC and Wichita State for the meet that will have a scored format. The first events on the track are slated to get underway at 1:30 p.m., and run until 5 p.m.
First pitch for softball’s senior-day matchup against the 16th-ranked Baylor Bears will be at 2 p.m. The Jayhawks enter the weekend series with the Bears at 35-10 on the year and a 5-7 record in Big 12 play.
Fans wishing to attend the events on May 2 can purchase tickets that will give them access to both the track and softball facilities. Reserved seats for the softball game are $12, and also provides general admission to the track meet. All seating for the Rock Chalk Classic will be general admission. GA access for both track and softball events will be $8 for adults, while youth and seniors will be admitted for $5. KU students can attend for free with a valid student ID. The Rock Chalk Park ticket office will open at 10 a.m., Saturday. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling the KU ticket office at 800-34-HAWKS or by going to KUTickets.com.
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