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University Website: www.ku.edu

Athletics Website: www.kuathletics.com

Location: Lawrence, Kan.

Enrollment: 28,890

Year Founded: 1866

Colors: Crimson, Blue

Mascot: Jayhawks

President: Dr. Robert Hemenway

Director of Athletics: Lew Perkins

Senior Woman Administrator:  Kelly Mehrtens

Faculty Athletics Representative:  Dr. Don Green

 

Team Championships: 9

men's championships: 9

women's championships: 0

coed championships: 0

 

Men's basketball: 2

Men's cross country: 1

Men's indoor track & field: 3

Men's outdoor track & field: 3

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Mens Cross Country

1950        Herb Semper Jr      20:31.7

1951        Herb Semper Jr      20:09.5

1953        NCAA Champion   Bill Easton

1953        Wes Santee            19:43.5

1954        Allen Frame            19:54.2

1965        John Lawson         29:24.0

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Men's Basketball

Tournament Record (75-33)

1922               (AA) Paul Endacott

1923               (AA) Paul Endacott

                       (AA) Charlie Black

1924               (AA) Tusten Ackerman

                       (AA) Charlie Black

1925               (AA) Tusten Ackerman

1926               (AA) Gale Gordon

                       (AA) Albert Peterson

1937               (AA) Fred Pralle

1938               (AA) Fred Pralle

1940        2-1     Howard Engelman All Tournament Team

                          Bob Allen All Tournament Team

1941                  (AA) Howard Engelman

1942        0-1

1943                  (AA) Charlie Black

1946                  (AA) Charlie Black

1951                  (AA) Clyde Lovellette

1952        4-0   NCAA Champions         Coach Forrest Allen

                                                             (AA) Clyde Lovellette MVP All Tournament Team

                                                             Dean Kelley All Tournament Team

1953        3-1     (AA) B.H. Born MVP All Tournament Team

                          Dean Kelley All Tournament Team

1957        3-1     (AA) Wilt Chamberlain MVP All Tournament Team

1958                  (AA) Wilt Chamberlain

1960        1-1

1966        1-1     (AA) Walt Wesley

1967        0-1

1968                  (AA) Jo Jo White

1969                  (AA) Jo Jo White

1971        2-1     (AA) Dave Robisch

1972                  (AA) Bud Stallworth

1974        2-1

1975        0-1

1978        0-1

1981        2-1

1984        1-1

1985        1-1

1986        4-1     (AA) Danny Manning

1987        2-1     (AA) Danny Manning

1988        6-0   NCAA Champions       Coach Larry Brown

                                                            (AA) Danny Manning MVP All Tournament Team

                                                            (AA) Milt Newton

1990        1-1

1991        5-1     Mark Randall All Tournament Team

1992        1-1

1993        4-1

1994        2-1

1995        2-1

1996        3-1     (AA) Jacque Vaughn

1997        2-1     (AA) Raef LaFrentz

                          (AA) Jacque Vaughn

1998        1-1     (AA) Raef LaFrentz

                          (AA) Paul Pierce

1999        1-1

2000        1-1

2001        2-1

2002        4-1     (AA) Drew Gordon

2003        5-1     (AA) Nick Collison All Tournament Team

                          Kirk Hinrich All Tournament Team

                          Keith Langford All Tournament Team

2004        3-1

2005        0-1     (AA) Wayne Simien

2006        0-1

2007        3-1

2008        6-0   NCAA Champions     Coach Bill Self

                                                         Mario Chalmers MVP All Tournament

                                                         Darrell Arthur All Tournament

                                                         Brandon Rush All Tournament

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Football

1901        3-5-2       Independent

1902        4-4           Independent

1903        4-3           Independent

1904        8-1-1       Independent

1905        10-1         Independent

1906        7-2-2       Independent

1907        5-3           3rd MVIAA

1908        9-0           1st MVIAA

1909        8-1           2nd MVIAA

1910        6-1-1       5th MVIAA

1911        4-2-2       3rd MVIAA

1912        4-4           5th MVIAA

1913        5-3           3rd MVIAA

1914        5-2-1       4th MVIAA

1915        6-2           2nd MVIAA

1916        4-3-1       5th MVIAA

1917        6-2           T2nd MVIAA

1918        2-2           T2nd MVIAA

1919        3-2-3       5th MVIAA

1920        5-2-1       T3rd MVC

1921        4-3           4th MVC

1922        3-4-1       7th MVIAA

1923        5-0-3       2nd MVIAA

1924        2-5-1       7th MVIAA

1925        2-5-1       8th MVIAA

1926        2-6           9th MVIAA

1927        3-4-1       5th MVIAA

1928        2-4-2       5th Big 6

1929        4-4           5th Big 6

1930        6-2           1st Big 6

1931        5-5           4th Big 6

1932        5-3           T2nd Big 6

1933        5-4-1       4th Big 6

1934        3-4-3       4th Big 6

1935        4-4-1       3rd Big 6

1936        1-6-1       6th Big 6

1937        3-4-2       3rd Big 6

1938        3-6           6th Big 6

1939        2-6           T4th Big 6

1940        2-7           6th Big 6

1941        3-6           4th Big 6      Rb Ray Evans (1941-47) College Hall of Fame

1942        2-8           T5th Big 6    Qb Ray Evans 101comp 11.1avg

1943        4-5-1       T4th Big 6

1944        3-6-1       T5th Big 6

1945        4-5-1       5th Big 6

1946        7-2-1       T1st Big 6

1947        8-1-2       T1st Big 6

1948        7-3           3rd Big 7

1949        5-5           5th Big 7

1950        6-4           4th Big 7

1951        8-2           3rd Big 7

1952        7-3           4th Big 7

1953        2-8           T4th Big 7

1954        0-10         7th Big 7

1955        3-6-1       T5th Big 7

1956        3-6-1       T5th Big 7

1957        5-4-1       2nd Big 7

1958        4-5-1       4th Big 7

1959        5-5           T3rd Big 7     Qb/Rb John Hadl (1959-61) College Hall of Fame

1960        7-2-1       1st Big 8

1961        7-3-1       T2nd Big 8

1962        6-3-1       4th Big 8

1963        5-5           T4th Big 8     All-American Rb Gale Sayers

1964        6-4           3rd Big 8       All-American Rb Gale Sayers (1962-64) College Hall of Fame

1965        2-8           T6th Big 8

1966        2-7-1       T7th Big 8

1967        5-5           T2nd Big 8

1968        9-2           T1st Big 8     All-American DL John Zook

1969        1-9           8th Big 8

1970        5-6           T6th Big 8

1971        4-7           T5th Big 8

1972        4-7           7th Big 8

1973        7-4-1       T2nd Big 8      All-American Qb David Jaynes

1974        4-7           T7th Big 8      (AA) Emmett Edwards WR

1975        7-5           4th Big 8        (AA) Kurt Knoff S

1976        6-5           7th Big 8        (AA) Mike Butler DT

1977        3-7-1       6th Big 8

1978        1-10         8th Big 8

1979        3-8           T5th Big 8

1980        4-5-2       4th Big 8

1981        8-4           T3rd Big 8

1982        2-7-2       T6th Big 8

1983        4-6-1       T6th Big 8

1984        5-6           4th Big 8

1985        6-6           6th Big 8

1986        3-8           8th Big 8

1987        1-9-1       T7th Big 8

1988        1-10         7th Big 8

1989        4-7           6th Big 8

1990        3-7-1       T4th Big 8

1991        6-5           5th Big 8

1992        8-4           3rd Big 8

1993        5-7           5th Big 8

1994        6-5           5th Big 8

1995        10-2         T2nd Big 8

1996        4-7           5th Big 12 North

1997        5-6           T4th Big 12 North

1998        4-7           T5th Big 12 North

1999        5-7           4th Big 12 North

2000        4-7           T5th Big 12 North

2001        3-8           6th Big 12 North

2002        2-10         6th Big 12 North

2003        6-7           T4th Big 12 North

2004        4-7           5th Big 12 North

2005        7-5           5th Big 12 North

2006        6-6           4th Big 12 North

2007        11-1         1st Big 12 North       (AA) Anthony Collins OL 6-5 310

                                                                (AA) Agib Talib DB 6-2 205

2008        8 - 5         3rd Big 12 North

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Women's Basketball

1978                  (AA) Lynette Woodard

1979                  (AA) Lynette Woodard

1980                  (AA) Lynette Woodard

1981                  (AA) Lynette Woodard

1987        1-1

1988        1-1

1992        0-1

1993        0-1

1994        1-1

1995        0-1     (AA) Angela Aycock

1997        1-1     (AA) Tamecka Dixon

1998        2-1

1999        1-1

2000        0-1

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Men's Outdoor Track & Field

1932        Glenn Cunningham              1mile

1933        Glenn Cunningham              1mile

1952        Bob DeVinney                        400-meter IH

1952        Wes Santee                            5,000-meter

1953        Wes Santee                            1mile

1958        Charlie Tidwell                      220-yd lh

1959        National Champions      Coach Bill Easton

1959        Charlie Tidwell                      100-yd

1960        National Champions      Coach Bill Easton

1960        Charlie Tidwell                      100-Meter

1960        Charlie Tidwell                      200-meter

1960        Cliff Cushman                        400-meter IH

1967        Jim Ryun                                1mile

1970        National Champions      Coach Bob Timmons

1974                                                         440-yd relay

2003        Leo Booman                          200-meter

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Women's Indoor Track & Field

1996        Kristi Kloster          02:04.9    800-meter

2005        Amy Linnen          4.38 (14-01 1/4)      Pole Vault

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Men’s Indoor Track & Field

1965        Herald Hadley        08:56.4    2mile

1966        NCAA Champions Coach Bob Timmons

1967        Jim Ryun                03:58.6    1-mile

1968        Jim Ryun                04:06.8    1-mile

1968        Jim Ryun                08:38.9    2mile

1969        NCAA Champions Coach Bob Timmons           

1969        Jim Ryun                04:02.6    1-mile

1969        Ron Jessie             25-2 1/2   Long Jump

1969        Karl Salb                 66-8 3/4   Shot Put

1970        NCAA Champions Coach Bob Timmons           

1970        Karl Salb                 67-2 1/2   Shot Put

1970                                       07:25.7    2-mile

1971        Karl Salb                 65-9         Shot Put

1973        Terry Porter            17-0         Pole Vault

1975        Theo Hamilton       26-7 1/4   Long Jump

1977                                       03:15.6    1-mile relay

1980        Sanya Owalabi       16.55 (54-3 1/2)      Triple Jump

1980        Mike Ricks             01:10.1    600-yd

2002        Scott Russell          24.67 (80-11 1/4)    35lb weight throw

2003        Leo Bookman        20.64       200-meter

2004        Leo Bookman        20.42       200-meter

2008        Egor Agafonov      22.71 (74-06.25)     35lb weight throw

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Women's Tennis
1994        Rebecca Jensen and Nora Koves       Doubles Champion

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Women’s Swimming & Diving

1983        Tammy Thomas     22.17       50-yd freestyle

1983        Tammy Thomas     48.4         100-yd freestyle

1996        Michelle Rojohn    3-Meter Springboard Diving

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