The Kansas volleyball team looks to extend a four-match winning streak during its Big 12 road opener at Oklahoma on Wednesday night at 8 p.m. Central time in Norman.
It was a big day in the Big 12. Texas Tech defeated West Virginia, 3-1, for its first 2-0 start in the Big 12 since 2000, Kansas earned its 7th consecutive win over TCU and Baylor sophomore Yossiana Pressley had a record-breaking day.
Overall, the Big 12 has challenged itself against the nation’s best in the non-conference slate, which makes its collective 70-32 (.686) pre-conference mark deceiving.
Kansas outside hitter and early-season kills leader Patricia Montero is set to undergo her third career season-ending surgery.
The Kansas volleyball team plays host to American University, Auburn and Loyola Marymount during the Kansas Invitational this weekend at Horejsi Family Athletics Center. The Jayhawks have played three straight five-setters coming into the tournament.
Kentucky completed an undefeated weekend at home and wrapped up the Bluegrass Battle title with a five-set thriller against Kansas on Saturday.
The Power Five schools held the upper hand at the Bluegrass Invitational on Friday with Kansas rallying for a pair of five-set wins and host Kentucky No. 16 Kentucky picking up its first two victories of 2018.
Former Arizona State outside hitter Griere Hughes is transferring to Iowa for 2018.
The #18 Baylor Bears defeated the #10 Kansas Jayhawks for the first time in five years.
The #11 Kansas Jayhawks defeated TCU in four sets for its 20th win of the season.