Kansas Recruiting Class Rated No. 26 in the Nation

June 1, 2010


Kansas volleyball’s incoming class of seven freshmen and one transfer rates as the No. 26 recruiting class in 2010, according to PrepVolleyball.com.

KU’s incoming players include 6-2 middle blocker Jessie Allen, 6-0 middle blocker Marianne Beal, 6-0 middle blocker transfer Taylor Manning, 5-9 setter Erin McNorton, 5-0 defensive specialist Jamie Mathieu, 5-6 defensive specialist Brianne Riley, 5-10 outside hitter Amy Wehrs and 5-10 setter Kara Wehrs.

The class includes one player ranked in the top 50 nationally by PrepVolleyball.com (Kara Wehrs) and the top female volleyball player in the Kansas City area (Beal).

Kansas opens its 2010 season Aug. 27-28 at the Creighton Tournament in Omaha, Neb.