Jayhawks Sweep Red Raiders
LAWRENCE, Kan. – Kansas volleyball powered its way to its 13th-consecutive victory in Lawrence versus Texas Tech in a three-set sweep on Wednesday night in the Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena.
KU and TTU were evenly matched to begin with, but the Jayhawks used a 17-13 kill advantage to edge past the Red Raiders 25-20 to take the 1-0 lead. Senior Zoe Hill and sophomore Camryn Ennis both recorded five kills to lead Kansas.
The second set was a close fight from start to finish, with a call being overturned in Texas Tech’s favor and bringing the Jayhawks lead down to only two points 18-16. Kansas didn’t let the overturned call deter them, as they stormed back to win seven of the final nine points to take the second set, 25-18.
The Jayhawks were in complete control of the third set as they never found themselves behind on their way to a 25-17 win.
Ennis was an unstoppable force, notching a team-high eight digs, six kills, three assists and six total blocks on the night.
Hill led the attack for the Jayhawks with a team-high nine kills and a team-best six total blocks. Freshman Morgan Christon and redshirt-senior Ashley Smith weren’t far behind Hill with eight and seven kills, respectively. Junior Sara Nielsen led the team with 29 assists.
Kansas travels to Fort Worth, Texas to play Big 12 opponent TCU Nov. 9 at 5 p.m.
KANSAS GOES UP 2-0
KU takes the 25-18 set win to move one win away from a match victory over TTU.
CRAZY HIT BY HILL
Zoe Hill keeps the set alive for the Jayhawks with an insane one-handed hit to help get the Jayhawks the point.
SET VICTORY KANSAS
The Jayhawks take the 25-20 set victory and the 1-0 lead over the Red Raiders.
Rachel Langs gets the emphatic kill to give Kansas the 13-11 lead.