Kansas Sweeps Idaho State; Bechard One Win Away From History

Aug. 25, 2007

Box Score

EUGENE, Ore. –

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The Kansas volleyball squad made quick work of Idaho State downing the Bengals in three games by scores of 30-20, 30-21 and 30-25. Also, with the win, head coach Ray Bechard is just one win shy of becoming the winningest coach in KU volleyball history. Bechard currently has 149 career wins at <?xml:namespace prefix=”st1″ ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags”?>Kansas, tying him with former coach Frankie Albitz (1985-93).

The sweep was victory number two for the Jayhawks in the Oregon Invitational as they improve to 2-0 overall on the season.

Flavia Lino led a balanced Kansas attack with 13 kills, while contributing seven digs. Jenna Kaiser and Natalie Uhart followed with 12 and 10 kills, respectively.

As a team, Kansas served eight aces including three from Lino in game one. The Jayhawks also held a 51-30 advantage in kills combining for a .365 hitting percentage compared to the Bengals’ .114.

Kansas will wrap up this weekend’s tournament when they take on host Oregon tonight at 9:00 p.m. CST.