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Rachel Langs

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

AWARDS & HONORS

  • 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

2018 (FRESHMAN)

  • 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).

HIGH SCHOOL / CLUB

  • 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

ACADEMICS

  • Undecided on a major at the University of Kansas

PERSONAL

  • 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