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Saturday, September 5, 2009

Jayhawks split at home

KU's Paige Mazour, right, spikes against a Lipscomb player Friday at the Horejsi Family Athletics Center. At lower right is KU's Melissa Grieb. The Jayhawks are hosting the KU Invite and will play Creighton at 1 p.m. Saturday.

KU's Paige Mazour, right, spikes against a Lipscomb player Friday at the Horejsi Family Athletics Center. At lower right is KU's Melissa Grieb. The Jayhawks are hosting the KU Invite and will play Creighton at 1 p.m. Saturday.

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KU's Paige Mazour goes for a block against a Lipscomb player Friday at the Horejsi Family Athletics Center. At left is KU player Karina Garlington. The Jayhawks are hosting the KU Invite and will play Creighton today at 1 p.m.

KU volleyball opens tourney with victory

The Jayhawks defeated Lipscomb in four sets Friday.

The Kansas University volleyball team split its two matches Friday at the Jayhawk Invitational.

In the first match, junior Karina Garlington led KU with a season-high 20 kills in a 3-1 victory over Lipscomb.

KU continued its perfection in home openers in the victory over the Lady Bison (2-2) by scores of 20-25, 25-14, 25-23 and 25-22. The Jayhawks have not lost a home opener since 1993.

In the second match, KU lost to Florida International, 3-1, despite two players in double-digit kills and a career blocking performance from freshman Tayler Tolefree.

KU fell to 3-2 on the season, losing 23-25, 25-23, 25-22, 25-22.

Garlington had 16 kills and Allison Mayfield added 13.

Tolefree finished the evening with a match-best seven block assists.

Kansas will wrap up the Jayhawk Invitational at 1 p.m. today against Creighton.

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