KU RELIEVER DRAWS BIG 12 ACCOLADE: After earning two saves in Kansas’ series win against No. 19 Oklahoma State, junior reliever Jordan Piché was named the Big 12 Conference’s newcomer of the week on Monday.
Piché worked 62/3 innings and allowed no runs on four hits with one walk and four strikeouts while notching three saves. The junior college transfer ranks second in the Big 12 with a 0.59 ERA and has compiled a 4-1 record with 25 strikeouts in 15 appearances.
Kansas will take on Iowa at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Iowa City and 4 p.m. on Wednesday.