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Home Runs, Records and Milestones, Oh My!



With just one swing of the bat from Maddie Stein, a record was broken and a milestone victory achieved. Stein's fourth home run of the season lifted No. 22 Kansas to a 5-4 decision over Georgia State, making the senior KU's all-time RBI leader and marking head coach Megan Smith's 300th career win, on Sunday afternoon at Arrocha Ballpark. 

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Behrmann’s Grand Slam Seals No. 22 Kansas’ Win over EMU



Sophomore Lily Behrmann took advantage of a bases loaded situation and sent one deep over the centerfield wall to register her first career grand slam and Kansas' ninth of the season. The bases clearing blast led No. 22 Kansas to a 13-2 victory over Eastern Michigan Friday afternoon in Arrocha Ballpark. 

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Vollmer Takes 14th in Injury-Shortened NCAA Pentathlon

RESULTS // Senior Lindsay Vollmer earned a 14th-place finish in the pentathlon at the NCAA Indoor Championships inside the Randal Tyson Center Saturday afternoon. The finish came after Vollmer was forced to pull out of the final event, the 800 meters, ...

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Bowen Vaults to All-America Honors at NCAA Indoor Championships



RESULTS // Junior Casey Bowen earned a seventh-place finish in the pole vault at the NCAA Indoor Championships Friday night inside the Randal Tyson Track Center. Bowen's finished earned him first team All-America honors for the first time in his career and marked the 23rd time a Jayhawk pole vaulter has taken home All-America honors from the indoor national championships, the most of any team in nation.

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Athletes in Communications/Journalism Connect



LAWRENCE, Kan. – This past Monday, present and former Kansas student-athletes as well as faculty members joined together for the second series of KU's Career Development initiative. This initiative was created in order to connect Jayhawks past and present with similar career interests.   

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Gardner Earns Second Big 12 Weekly Honor in 2014-15



Kansas senior forward Chelsea Gardner was named the season's final Phillips 66 Big 12 Player of the week, as voted on by a panel of media covering the conference. The accolades marks Gardner's second player of the week honor this season and fourth in her career. 

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Pille Dazzles in One-Hit Shutout of North Florida

For Kansas starter Alicia Pille, ignorance is bliss. She was unaware when she recently reached 500 career strikeouts, and didn't know she fanned three straight and six of nine from the fourth through sixth innings Friday against North Florida.

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Rock Chalk Weekly: The Inner Struggle



Like his path when running distance events for the Kansas track & field team, Josh Munsch's college career has taken many turns, but those turns weren't as mapped out as the simple lefts he takes when he is on the oval. He has overcome obstacles that would cause most to hang up the spikes, all for his love of running.

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Pille Named Big 12 Pitcher of the Week

Kansas senior pitcher Alicia Pille was awarded Big 12 Pitcher of the Week honors for the week of Feb. 24, as announced by the conference office Tuesday afternoon. Pille has earned the league weekly honor three times in her career and for the first time...

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Jayhawks Find A New Way To Connect



Current and past Jayhawks have a new way to connect and promote professional growth. This week KU Athletics Career Development hosted its first Athletes in Engineering night. This is the start of a planned series, during which Career Development will host a night for Jayhawks with similar fields of study or career interests to collaborate and connect. 

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