November 30, 2016
Kansas head coach Ray Bechard watches over practice from the sideline on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 at Horejsi Center. The Jayhawks will host Samford in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday.
For the first time in awhile, the Kansas volleyball team will have a new setter this season. Ainise Havili, who netted three consecutive Big 12 Setter of the Year honors, has since graduated. Kansas volleyball coach Ray Bechard, who spoke to reporters at Fall Sports Media Day on Thursday in Allen Fieldhouse, believes he has multiple options to help fill that void in 2018.
The road to Columbus, site of the NCAA women’s volleyball Final Four, starts Thursday for Kansas in a 6:30 p.m., first-round match against Samford at Horejsi Center.