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Rachel Langs - Volleyball - Kansas Jayhawks

Rachel Langs

Position Middle Blocker
Height 6'3''
Class Senior
Hometown Fairview, Texas
High School Lovejoy HS


  • Named Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week (Oct. 1,2018) and Rookie of the Week (Oct. 15, 2018)
  • 2018 Big 12 All-Rookie Team
  • 2019 Preseason All-Big 12 Team
  • 2019 Academic All-Big 12 First Team

2020-21 (JUNIOR)

  • Played in all 22 matches with 20 starts at middle blocker
  • Recorded 111 kills and 65.0 total blocks
  • Reached double-digit kills three-consecutive matches from Oct. 30-Nov. 14
  • Four matches with double-digit points, including a season-high 14.0 points at Iowa State (Nov. 13)


  • Played in 22 matches with 19 starts and appeared in 81 sets
  • Finished with 93 total blocks and 132 kills, averaging 1.15 blocks per set and 1.63 kills per set
  • Recorded double-digit kills in five matches and finished with a season-high 13 kills and .556 attack percentage against Kansas State Nov. 23, 2019
  • Tallied a season-high seven blocks five times


  • Played in 25 matches (88 sets) with 19 starts, earning 128 kills and 110 blocks
  • Her 110 blocks is tied for the 12th highest total in a season and her 1.36 blocks per set is the second-best average in a season
  • Tallied a Kansas single-game record with 14 blocks at Oklahoma (Sept. 26), while earning her first career double-double with 10 kills
  • Earned a season-high 14 kills and .591 attack percentage against Kansas State (Nov. 14)
  • Finished with her second double-digit block performance against Baylor (10/Oct. 6)
  • Made her collegiate debut in the second match of the season against Arkansas (Aug. 26), recording three kills and two blocks in two sets played
  • Served her first-career ace with two blocks against College of Charleston (Aug. 31).


  • Prepped at Lovejoy High School in Lucas, Texas — a northeast suburb of Dallas
  • Member of the 2017-18 Under Armour All-America Third Team
  • No. 62 on PrepVolleyball.com’s Senior Aces of 2018
  • Played club with Texas Advantage Volleyball (TAV)
  • Helped lead TAV to the USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championship title in the 17 Open Division in July 2017
  • Led Lovejoy High School to back-to-back District 15-5A championships in 2016 and 2017
  • A two-time Class 5A all-state honoree and two-time all-district 15-5A honoree
  • Voted the most outstanding blocker in District 15-5A in 2017


  • Undecided on a major at the University of Kansas


  • Daughter of Stark and Beth Langs
  • Is the middle child between two siblings — an older sister, Sarah, and a younger brother, Jared
  • Sister, Sarah, is a junior middle blocker at TCU for the 2018 season
  • Father, Stark, played basketball at Brown and professionally in Europe for several years