Kansas Jayhawks

Kennedy Farris

Position Libero/Defensive Specialist
Height 5'7"
Class Freshman
Hometown Leavenworth, Kan.
High School Lansing HS


  • Played in all 26 matches with 11 starts and appeared in all 96 sets
  • Finished third on the team with 1.70 digs, averaging 1.77 digs per set
  • Tallied 11 service aces and 12 assists
  • Three double-figure dig performances, including a season-high 13 digs vs South Carolina (Sept. 7)


  • Four-year starter at Lansing High, helping the Lions to four unbeaten conference seasons and 143 total victories in her career
  • Graduated with a school-record 1,222 career digs, and served 234 aces in four seasons
  • Four-time academic all-state selection
  • Had 27 kills in a match during her freshman season before transitioning to defense full time
  • Lansing finished no worse than fifth at the state tournament in each of her four years, placing third in both her junior and senior seasons
  • Three-time all-league selection
  • Started four years for Lansing’s soccer team and two years on the basketball squad


  • Daughter of Thomas and Cheryl Farris