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.
Jada Burse has been on a hot streak as has the Kansas block in leading a seven-match win streak.
Week seven of the regular season came to a close as Zoe Hill (Kansas) and Katie Clark (TCU) were selected as recipients of the Big 12 weekly awards.
Saturday belonged to the home teams in the Big 12 as TCU handed Texas Tech its first loss, Kansas upset No. 22 Baylor and No. 6 Texas swept Iowa State to stay atop the conference standings.
6th-ranked Texas, Texas Tech and Kansas survived tight, 5-set matches to remain undefeated in Big 12 play Wednesday night. Oklahoma also downed Iowa State in 4 sets, halting its 9-mach skid against the Cyclones.
Freshman middle blocker Rachel Langs has figured things out and added a new dynamic to Kansas for 2018.
Freshman middle blocker Rachel Langs was a key factor in Kansas’ five-set win over Oklahoma on Wednesday night, racking up a school record 14 blocks to go with 10 kills.
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.
The Big 12 Conference handed out its first awards of the league season on Monday, tabbing Baylor’s Yossiana Pressley as Offensive Player of the Week, Kansas’ Zoe Hill as Defensive Player of the Week and Texas Tech’s Brooke Kanas as Rookie of the Week.
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.