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Can you dig it? KU volleyball wins

The second edition of the volleyball Sunflower Showdown between Kansas University and Kansas State teams mirrored the first, and that was perfectly fine with the Jayhawks. By Chris Duderstadt

KU volleyball sweeps West Virginia

Kansas University’s volleyball team recorded its 17th sweep of the season Saturday against West Virginia, 25-20, 25-16, 25-17.

KU volleyball players win Big 12 academic honors

Six Kansas University volleyball players are listed on the 2015 Academic All-Big 12 Team.

KU’s Payne honored again

Kansas University sophomore right-side volleyball hitter Kelsie Payne earned her third consecutive Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week award Monday.

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KU volleyball puts hurt on Frogs

Kansas University sophomore volleyball hitter Kelsie Payne on Saturday helped make sure there were no lingering effects from Wednesday’s five-set loss to powerful Texas. By Gary Bedore

KU volleyball adds two signees

Kansas University volleyball announced the signings of two high school seniors on Thursday: Jada Burse of DeSoto, Texas, and Allie Nelson of Chicago.

Column: Kansas volleyball setting loftier goals

Eighteenth-year Kansas University volleyball coach Ray Bechard’s program has come so far so swiftly in the past handful of years that the Jayhawks took mighty Texas to five sets Wednesday night in electric Horejsi and instead of strutting at that achievement they kicked themselves for not winning it in four sets. And rightly so.

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Texas turns back Jayhawks in five sets

Losing to powerful Texas in a five-set thriller in a match for first place in the Big 12 Conference — before a loud sellout crowd Wednesday in Horejsi Center — made Kansas University’s volleyball players feel just like one would imagine they’d feel.

KU volleyball eager for another shot at UT

October 23 sticks out on Kansas University’s volleyball schedule like an overturned car in a botanical garden — a head-scratching abnormality. By Benton Smith

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KU hitter becoming a Payne to opponents

A 6-foot-3 freshman who started 15 times in her first season with Kansas University’s volleyball program, Kelsie Payne didn’t exactly go unnoticed in 2014. But as a sophomore, the Austin, Texas, native has gone from reliable role player to a hitter the rest of the Big 12 can’t help but fear. By Benton Smith

KU volleyball upends Sooners

Kelsie Payne provided the offensive punch, and Cassie Wait was the defensive backbone for No. 10 Kansas during a 3-1 (25-21, 20-25, 25-21, 25-19) road volleyball victory over Oklahoma on Saturday afternoon, which swept the regular-season series against the Sooners for the first time since 2012.

KU’s Payne top offensive player

Kansas University sophomore right-side hitter Kelsie Payne was named Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week on Monday after career performances that helped lift No. 10 Kansas to becoming the fastest team in program history to reach 20 wins.

KU volleyball back at it, sweeps Bears

Kansas University's volleyball team swept Baylor, 3-0, on Saturday at sold-out Horejsi Center. By Gary Bedore

Kansas volleyball earns 20th victory

Kansas University sophomore Kelsie Payne slugged a career-high 26 kills with four blocks as Kansas University’s volleyball team bounced back from its first loss of the season with a 3-1 victory over Iowa State on Wednesday night in Hilton Coliseum.

No. 2 UT derails KU volleyball run

No. 2-ranked Texas put an abrupt end to the best start in Kansas University volleyball history.

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