Kansas earns three-set victory over TCU
LAWRENCE, Kan.– Kansas volleyball was able to gain its second Big 12 victory of the season against the TCU Horned Frogs on Saturday, Oct. 19, inside Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena. The Jayhawks were able to sweep the match in three sets.
Led by redshirt-senior Ashley Smith, the Jayhawks were able to take set one with a score of 25-18. Both teams we knotted up at 10-10 before the Jayhawks would go on a 15-8 run to claim the set. Smith led the team with five kills in set one.
The second set turned into a back-and-forth fight between the Jayhawks and the Horned Frogs till the end. The Jayhawks found themselves up 22-21 before two attack errors by the Horned Frogs, and a kill by sophomore Rachel Langs gave KU the 25-21 set victory. Freshman Morgan Christon finished with a team-high five kills in the set.
Kansas earned the three-set sweep of TCU with a dominant effort in the final set. The Jayhawks led by as many as six points in the set as they claimed the 25-19 set and match victory.
Smith and Christon came up huge on the day for the Jayhawks, both finishing with a team-high 12 kills. Senior Allie Nelson continued her climb up the career digs ladder as she tallied a team-best 16 on the day. She now sits in ninth place in Kansas history with 1,146.
Kansas travels to Manhattan, Kansas to play Kansas State Wednesday, Oct. 23 at 6 p.m., at Ahearn Fieldhouse in the first of two matches of the Dillions Sunflower Showdown on ESPNU.
Zoe Hill gets the sneaky kill to give KU the 3-0 sweep!
Kansas takes the 2-0 lead
Block assists from Rachel Langs and Sara Nielsen give the Jayhawks the 25-21 set win!
SET POINT KU
Kansas takes the first set 25-18 to lead it 1-0 over the Horned Frogs!