Fueled by 17 kills from Brooke Heyne and 15 more from Kylee Zumach, K-State rallied from a two-set deficit to win in five sets over Kansas in the Dillons Sunflower Showdown Wednesday night.
For the fourth time this season, two recipients of the Big 12 weekly awards hailed from the same institution as Baylor’s Shelly Fanning and Tara Wulf both earned the honors. Kansas State’s Brooke Heyne received her second Rookie of the Week award.
9th-ranked Texas remains alone at the top of Big 12 standings with an 8-1 record following a sweep on the road of Iowa State Wednesday. RV Baylor and Oklahoma are tied for third in the conference with 5-4 marks, also registering victories midweek.
After helping shut down two ranked opponents, Kansas State student-athletes Sarah Dixon and Brooke Heyne earn honors, while Micaya White (Texas) and Keyton Kinley (Oklahoma) were also named award winners after week nine.
Kansas dropped its second straight, falling to Iowa State at home in Lawrence. Kansas State, meanwhile, built on its first conference win, upsetting its second straight ranked foe, taking out Baylor in Waco.
Kansas State stunned 19th-ranked Kansas at home to earn its first Big 12 victory of the 2018 season Wednesday night. The Wildcats outdid their opponent in attack percentage (.242 to .173) and at the service line (10 to 3) to hand the Jayhawks their first conference loss of the year.
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