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Saturday, September 11, 2010

Kansas volleyball splits pair vs. Winthrop, Northern Iowa

Kansas University’s Allison Mayfield attempts to return a serve against Winthrop. Kansas held off Winthrop, but fell to Northern Iowa on Friday at Horejsi Center.

Kansas University’s Allison Mayfield attempts to return a serve against Winthrop. Kansas held off Winthrop, but fell to Northern Iowa on Friday at Horejsi Center.

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Kansas University’s volleyball team fell in five sets (25-16, 25-20, 23-25, 20-25, 15-11) to No. 18 Northern Iowa on Friday night at the Kansas Invitational in Horejsi Center.

Former Firebird on opposing team at KU volleyball match

Former Free State player Kelsey Harrison donned Winthrop colors, but her team was beat by the Jayhawks. The 'Hawks went on to go 1-1 in the first day of the Jayhawk Invitational.

KU, which defeated Winthrop earlier in the day, fell to 8-2. UNI improved to 7-2, including 2-0 on the weekend.

During the final set, the Panthers used a 6-2 run to close out the match. The Jayhawks committed seven attack miscues in the fifth set, while the UNI front line combined for 4.5 of its 17.5 blocks in the last frame.

KU’s Karina Garlington finished with a team-high 18 kills. Sophomore Tayler Tolefree had a career-high 11 kills.

The Jayhawks conclude the Kansas Invitational against Arkansas at 4 p.m. today.

Comments

crazygary 3 years, 7 months ago

That picture is of #15 Allison Mayfield. Nicole Tait is definitely not in that picture. You can even see the "M" on the jersey.

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