Volleyball Reports To Campus Monday

Aug. 4, 2007


The University of Kansas volleyball team will report to campus Monday evening before hitting the court in the team’s first practice of the 2007 season Tuesday morning.<?xml:namespace prefix=”o” ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office”?>

Head coach Ray Bechard will welcome a squad consisting of nine returning letterwinners, including four starters from last season, along with the addition of six new players.

The Jayhawks open the 2007 season in <?xml:namespace prefix=”st1″ ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags”?>Eugene, Ore. on Aug. 24 in the Oregon Invitational against Cal State Bakersfield. KU will finish out the tournament on Aug. 25 with matches slated against IdahoState and host Oregon.

Kansas opens its 14 home match schedule on Sept. 4 in a 7:00 p.m. contest versus UMKC at the HorejsiFamilyAthleticsCenter. Fans may purchase tickets by calling (800) 34-HAWKS or online at www.KUAthletics.com.