WICHITA -- Kansas scored seven runs in the first three innings while the Jayhawk pitchers kept the Wichita State University baseball team bats quiet throughout the game as KU was able to sweep the season series with the Shockers following a 11-2, win Wednesday evening.
The win boosts the Jayhawks record to 22-24 on the year. Wichita State drops to 28-21.
Kaiana Eldredge went 3-for-5 with a run scored and an RBI while Casey Lytle was 3-for-4 with two runs scored for KU.
Kevin Hall and Micah Green were each 2-for-4 from the plate. Don Lambert drove in one of the Shockers two runs in the game.
Jayhawk pitchers were able to quiet the Shocker bats as Taylor Thomas and Wally Marciel combined to keep the Shockers off the board through six innings. Wichita State was finally able to break through in the home half of the seventh on an RBI groundout by Davidson. Another RBI groundout off the bat of Lambert drove in the second WSU run but Jordan Jakubov was able to close out the win for KU.
Thomas picked up his fifth win on the year, tossing three innings of shutout baseball.
Chris Manship was 2-for-4 for KU, driving in two.
The Shockers will stay at home as conference foe Creighton comes to Wichita for a three-game set beginning on Friday, May 6. First pitch is scheduled for 6:30 p.m.