Kansas softball (29-16) heads to No. 14 Baylor (32-12) to play one of its last series of the season. Kansas leads the all-time series 25-22, but Baylor won its last matchup in 2013 5-4. First pitch is scheduled for Friday at 6:30 p.m. in Waco, Texas.
Over the season, Baylor is hitting .302 as a team, while Kansas is hitting .300. The Baylor squad has hit 48 doubles, five triples and 46 home runs on the season, chalking up a .469 slugging percentage. Kansas has hit 67 doubles, five triples and 26 home runs with a slugging percentage of .428.
Individually, five of Baylor's starters have higher than a .300 batting average. Kansas tallies the same amount.
The series between the Bears and the Jayhawks looks to be a pitcher's duel, considering Baylor's pitching staff leads the conference with the lowest ERA at 1.64. Kansas' pitching staff is right behind them with the second lowest ERA in the conference at 2.15.-
If Kansas pulls off a win against the Bears, it will be the second time this season that the Jayhawks have won against a ranked opponent. When Kansas faced Kentucky (then ranked No. 8) on March 23, the Jayhawks defeated the Wildcats 7-5.