Mar 31, 2013; Norfolk, VA, USA; Kansas Jayhawks mascot performs during a stoppage in play against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the first half during the semifinals of the Norfolk regional in the 2013 NCAA womens basketball tournament at Ted Constant Convocation Center. The Fighting Irish won 93-63. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas Soccer: Jayhawks Defeat South Dakota State, 2-1


On Friday night, the Kansas Jayhawks soccer team got back on the right track thanks to a goal in the 75th minute of the contest from Haley Yearout.

With the win, Kansas improved to 4-4-1 on the season, while dropping South Dakota State to 4-3-2. The Jackrabbits entered the game on a six-game unbeaten streak.

Courtney Dickerson kicked the scoring off right away with a goal in the second minute of the contest. Shelby Raper knotted the game up at 1 with a goal in the 52nd-minute of the game.

Kansas was the team who set the pace throughout the game as they out-shot the Jackrabbits, 16-8 including an 8-4 advantage with shots on goal.  Jayhawks goalie Kaitlyn Stroud made three saves, while Jackrabbits goalie Nicole Inskeep stopped six shots.

Next up for the Jayhawks is Illinois State on Sunday in a game that begins at 1:00 p.m. central time in Lawrence.

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