Jayhawks take on UALR at Gary Hogan Field
Kansas looks to gain ground in conference standings
Senior ends 11-inning thriller in dramatic fashion
KU, K-State meet at Hoglund Ballpark in non-conference battle
KU looks to move up in the Big 12 standings
Honors and Awards:
2012 (RS-Freshman): Earned selection to Athletic Director's and Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Rolls ... Pitched in four games out of the bullpen ... Did not allow a run or a hit ... Threw two perfect innings at Wichita State (April 11) ... Tossed 2/3 of an inning against Saint Mary (April 18).
2011 (Freshman):Took a redshirt season.
Lincoln Southeast HS:Lettered three times in baseball for head coach Randy Brolharst ... A Lincoln Journal Star Super-State second team selection as well as a all-state first team honoree in 2010 ... Tabbed All-Heartland Athletic Conference in 2009 ... A three-time all-city baseball team ... Named to the Nebraska Legion Cornhusker All-Star Team ... Posted an 11-4 record on the mound with a 2.96 ERA in 94 2/3 innings of high school baseball ... Recorded 108 strikeouts in his high school career ... Also batted .341, including a .429 average as a junior ... Helped team to Class A District championship in 2008 ... Also lettered three times in basketball ... Named all-state honorable mention in basketball by the Lincoln Journal Star and the Omaha World Herald ... Had a 92-foot shot in a game that made Top 10 Plays on ESPN Sports Center ... Basketball team took fourth in state in 2010, and third in 2009 ... A member of the National Honor Society ... Also named academic all-state twice and earned four academic letters.
Personal: Jaydee Jurgensen was born in Fort Worth, Texas ... Son of Deb and John Jurgensen ... Would like to pursue degrees in business administration and Spanish.