Kansas Jayhawks

Rachel Hickman

Position Outside Hitter
Height 6'3''
Class Freshman
Hometown Lawrence, KS
High School Lawrence Free State HS


  • Played in 19 matches with 10 starts and appeared in 50 sets
  • Finished with 64 kills, 56 digs and 27 total blocks, averaging 1.28 kills per set, 1.12 digs per set and 0.54 blocks per set
  • Tallied a season-high 11 kills vs. Albany Sept. 6, 2019 in her only double-digit kill performance
  • Registered double-figure digs at Omaha (12) Sept. 3, 2019 and vs. South Carolina (11) Sept. 7, 2019


  • Four-year letter winner at Free State High School in Lawrence, Kan., under head coach Keely Hammontree
  • Helped the Firebirds capture the 2017 Sunflower League Championship and was a 2016 6A Substate Champion
  • School record holder for kills in a season and is the career kill leader at Lawrence Free State HS
  • Broke her sister’s (Naomi) career kill record total her senior season
  • Three-time Sunflower League First Team selection, and three-time Lawrence Journal World First Team All-Area Team
  • 2017 Lawrence Journal-World Player of the Year and 2017 Kansas All-State First Team honoree
  • One of 18 invited to the 2019 United States Women’s National Team Open Tryouts with four-years of collegiate eligibility remaining
  • Played club volleyball for the Kansas City MAVS


  • Plans on majoring in business at the University of Kansas and enrolled at KU in the spring 2019 semester


  • Born Rachel Hickman
  • Daughter of Ryan and Miriam Hickman
  • Has three siblings – Naomi Hickman, Isaac Hickman and Hope Hickman. Naomi is a volleyball player at Creighton
  • Post graduate plans include playing volleyball professionally and working in the field of business following her professional playing career