KU will look to stay hot in two non-conference games
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Jayhawks face first ranked foe of the season
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Blue Valley HS: Lettered two years for head coach Matt Ortman ... Ranked as the No. 1 high school prospect in the state of Kansas by Perfect Game USA ... A Rawling's Honorable Mention All-American in 2012 ... Tabbed all-state and All-Eastern Kansas League twice ... Invited to Midwest Scouts Elite 50 Showcase at Kauffman Stadium ... Played with Royals' Scout Team in the WWBA World Championships in Jupiter, Fla. ... Participated in Kansas-Missouri All-Star Game at Community America Ballpark in Kansas City ... Over his final two high school seasons, posted a 12-4 record with a 1.95 ERA and 109 strikeouts ...High School team finished as the Kansas 5A state runner up in 2012 ...Played summer ball for the KC Barnstormers ... Played three years of football and was the backup quarterback for the 2010 5A state champions ... A member of the National Honor Society ... Named to the Principal's Honor Roll all three years of high school.
Personal: Hayden Edwards was born in Shawnee Mission, Kan. ... Son of Hal and Lora Edwards ... Has two older siblings, Jessica and Hank and a younger brother, Hunter ... Brother, Hank, was an NAIA All-American catcher at Park University ... Father, Hal, played football at KU (1969-71) and a was member of the U.S. National Rugby team (1976-84) ... Plans to major in engineering ... Selected by the Kansas City Royals in the 31st round of the 2012 MLB Amateur Draft.