2015 Kansas Volleyball: Unprecedented
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As Kansas awaits its seeding in the NCAA Volleyball Championship tonight (8 p.m., ESPNU), review the unprecedented marks that the Jayhawks set during the regular-season:
• Best winning percentage in program history (.929; 26-2).
• Best start to a season in program history (19-0).
• Longest winning streak in program history (W19).
• Program-record .312 hitting percentage ranks fourth nationally. KU’s previous record for hitting percentage in a season was .254 in 2013.
• Program-record (during the 25-point set era) 15.4 kills per set ranks second nationally.
• Sophomore setter Ainise Havili ranks second in the nation and led the Big 12 in assists per set (12.4).
• Sophomore right-side hitter Kelsie Payne is the only player in the country to rank top-50 in both hitting percentage (32nd) and kills per set (26th). The four-time Big 12 Offensive Player of the Week also led the Big 12 in kills per set (4.3).
• Junior middle blocker Tayler Soucie recorded 100 blocks for third consecutive season, moving up to 6th on KU’s career blocks list as a junior (373).
• Junior libero Cassie Wait became third-fastest Jayhawk to reach 1,000 digs. Wait currently stands 5th on KU career digs list (1,268).
• Ray Bechard became the first head coach in program history to reach 300 wins. Bechard enters postseason play with 320 wins at KU.
• Senior outside hitter Tiana Dockery will be the first Jayhawk to be a part of four NCAA tournament teams during all four years of her collegiate career.
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