Last week, Free State High sophomore Rachel Hickman picked up a cake on her way to the University of Kansas athletic department, making an oral commitment to play volleyball for the Jayhawks. By Bobby Nightengale
The eighth-ranked Kansas volleyball team dropped its second match of the season in a competitive four-set match (27-25, 25-16, 18-25, 25-19) on the road to fifth-ranked Texas at Gregory Gymnasium on Saturday.
Free State High sophomore Rachel Hickman made an oral commitment to the University of Kansas volleyball program Tuesday.
Signs of growth among Kansas volleyball freshmen were easy to find in Wednesday night in sweep of Oklahoma in the Big 12 opener.
Kansas’ volleyball team swept Southeastern Louisiana in its final nonconference match of the regular season Saturday in Purdue’s Stacey Clark Classic.
Fourth-ranked Kansas dropped its first regular-season nonconference match since 2014 to No. 14 Purdue, 3-1 (25-21, 24-26, 25-19, 25-14), on Friday night at Holloway Gymnasium during the Stacey Clark Classic.
Kansas plays three matches on the campus of Purdue this weekend to get ready for Big 12 play, which opens Wednesday at home against Oklahoma.
The Kansas volleyball team, ranked fourth in the nation for the past three weeks, has not lost its mojo from a 30-3 season that ended in the Final four.
The Kansas volleyball program maintained its No. 4 national ranking and senior libero Cassie Wait earned Big 12 defensive player of the week honors.
With a dominant night from junior All-American right-side hitter Kelsie Payne, the Kansas volleyball team swept Northern Iowa on Saturday, 26-24, 25-17, 25-23, at Horejsi Family Athletics Center.
After a thrilling, five-set victory over host Creighton on Thursday night, the fourth-ranked Kansas volleyball team returned to the gym in Omaha, Nebraska, early Friday afternoon, and kept its undefeated season alive with a 3-1 victory over Chattanooga in the Bluejay Invitational.
Fourth-ranked Kansas volleyball remained unbeaten after withstanding a test from preseason-No. 18 Creighton in front of a packed home-opening crowd at D.J. Sokol Arena on Thursday night to open the Bluejay Invitational.
After leading the Kansas volleyball team to three wins in the KU Invitational last weekend, senior libero Cassie Wait was selected as the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week on Monday.
Saturday's match against Arkansas had all the ingredients for another routine win for Kansas volleyball. After taking the first set and holding a lead in the second, it seemed like Kansas may get its sixth consecutive sweep to open the season.
The 4th-ranked Kansas volleyball team swept six sets from Chicago State and Maryland on Friday during Day 1 of the Kansas Invitational. The perfect day pushed KU to 5-0 and ended with the Jayhawks still not having lost a set this season.By Matt Tait