KU soccer can wrap up its first-ever Big 12 title
Friday at home.
soccer team will attempt to capture its first-ever Big 12
Conference championship at 3 p.m. Friday when it takes on Iowa State on
Senior Day at the Jayhawk Soccer Complex.
The No. 7-ranked Jayhawks (15-3 overall, 7-2 Big 12) will honor seniors
Monica Brothers, Amy Geha, Rachel Gilfillan, Gabby Quiggle, Meghan Miller,
Stacy Leeper and Lauren Williams before the game and then get down to
business against the Cyclones (7-10, 4-5).
Iowa State has given the league's top teams all they could handle this
season, but KU has been almost perfect at home during the past four years.
Even more, KU has rebounded nicely from its three losses this season -- all
by 1-0 margins.
Among the notable points for the seniors:
Brothers ranks fourth in KU history in career points and goals.
Gilfillan is second in career points, goals, game-winning goals and fifth in
Williams, a two-time captain, is seventh in assists.
Geha ranks tird in career assists at KU with 16 -- just three off the
Leeper is one of the best defenders in Kansas history.
Quiggle has been KU's most valuable reserve.
Miller is KU's all-time leader in shutouts, goals-against-average, games
played and career starts.
Following Friday's contest, the Jayhawks will take the weekend off and
then prepare for the Big 12 Conference tournament at Blossom Soccer Stadium
in San Antonio, Tex., and then head to their third NCAA Tournament.