September 2, 2016
Kansas setter Ainise Havili celebrates a point from teammate Kelsie Payne against Chicago State during the first set on Friday, Sept. 2, 2016 at the Horejsi Family Athletic Center.
Final Four participant in 2015 and outright Big 12 champion in 2016, Kansas volleyball has a legitimate shot to maintain its elite level of play in 2017, senior year for All-Americans Ainise Havili and Kelsie Payne and for Madison Rigdon, first-team All-Big 12 selection.
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 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