Kansas Volleyball (14-11, 6-8 Big 12) hits the road this weekend for their last regular-season series of the season. The Jayhawks head to Manhattan, Kansas to face Kansas State in the Dillons Sunflower Showdown on Nov. 26-27.
Behind strong performances from senior Ochai Agbaji, junior Christian Braun and super-senior Remy Martin, Kansas defeated North Texas by a score of 71-59 in its first game of the ESPN Events Invitational inside the HP Field House at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on Thanksgiving Day.
Kansas sophomore Claudia Dougan was named the Big 12 Swimmer of the Week and freshman Addi Barnes was named the Big 12 Co-Newcomer of the Week, the Big 12 Conference announced on Wednesday, after a pair of outstanding performances at the Jayhawk Classic on November 19-21.
Before my name even left Coach Lance Leipold’s mouth, I knew I was about to be the recipient of my team’s newest weekly award. And judging by the number of heads that turned around to look at me, I think most of my teammates did, too.
No. 4/3 Kansas (3-0) opens the ESPN Events Invitational against North Texas (2-1) on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 25, at 1:30 p.m. (Central) at HP Field House on the campus of Disney’s Wide World of Sports Complex. The game will be televised on ESPN.
Devin Neal has been a Jayhawk as long as he can remember. He celebrated KU’s 2008 national title in basketball on Mass Street as an 8-year-old. It’s a dream come true for the freshman from Lawrence to be playing on Memorial Field.