Jayhawks take on West Virginia at 4 p.m. Thursday on Fox College Sports
Kansas plays first home games since March 13
Jayhawks face first ranked foe of the season
Jayhawks square off with Horned Frogs at Lupton Stadium
KU faces Tigers for second time this season
Honors and Awards:
2012 (Freshman): Came off the bench in 11 games, including six as a pinch runner ... Went 1-for-4 with two runs scored ... Collected first collegiate hit against Saint Mary (April 18) ... Scored runs against Saint Mary (April 18) and Missouri (May 18).
Amador Valley HS: Lettered three years in baseball for head coach Lou Cesario ... Named All-East Bay Athletic League infielder in 2011 ... Batted .321 with 11 stolen bases and a .418 on-base percentage during his senior season ... Hit .345 with a homer and 30 runs scored during junior season ... Named All-East Bay Athletic League in 2010 ... Helped team win East Bay Athletic League and North Coast Section championships in 2010 ... Named No. 9 high school team in country by MaxPreps.com ... Played summer ball for the California Smoke for head coach Joel Kaufman ... Batted .340 with a 50 hits in 50 games and 32 stolen bases in 2010 and .340 with 30 stolen bases in 2011 ... Named defensive player of the year in 2011.
Personal: Joseph Stockton Moroney was born in Fremont, Calif. ... Son of John Moroney and Kelly Winter ... Has two brothers, Jack and Josh ... Plans to major in business.