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Archive for Sunday, September 20, 1998

KU VOLLEYBALL SPLITS AT JAYHAWK CLASSIC

September 20, 1998

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Kansas University split a pair of volleyball matches at the Jayhawk Classic on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse.

In KU's opener, junior Amanda Reves and senior Moira Donovan had 15 kills apiece as the Jayhawks smashed Eastern Michigan, 15-4, 15-12, 15-7.

Mary Beth Albrecht chipped in with 10 kills and eight digs, and Laura Rohde added 12 digs and 47 assists for KU.

``In Game One, we played very clean. In Game Two, we were very uneven. In Game Three, tied 7-7, we picked it up and played well. Overall, I'm very pleased,'' KU coach Ray Bechard said of the win over EMU (1-8).

In the nightcap, Saint Louis University rallied for a four-game victory over KU, 8-15, 17-15, 15-13, 15-5.

Albrecht paced KU with 15 kills and 15 assists in the loss to the Billikens (11-1). Rohde had 14 digs and 58 assists, and Nancy Bell added 14 kills and eight digs.

The loss dropped Kansas' season mark to 9-2.

Baker soccer wins

LaCrosse, Wis. -- Baker University's soccer team stopped St. John's University, 1-0, on Saturday at the Viterbo Classic. Erik Jones scored for BU. Sean Brown recorded the shutout in goal.

Free State sophs

take tourney

Manhattan -- Free State High's sophomore volleyball squad took first place at an eight-team tournament Saturday.

The Firebirds (13-1) toppled Overland Park Aquinas in a semifinal match, 15-4, 15-4, and clipped Junction City in the championship match, 15-12, 15-8.

KU swimmers first

Carbondale, Ill. -- Kansas University's swimming team won both the men's and women's 5K open water races against Southern Illinois on Saturday.

Dallas Burn blank

Wizards in MLS play

Kansas City, Mo. (ap) -- Jason Kreis scored the only goal as the Dallas Burn clinched the fourth and final playoff spot from the MLS's West Division with a victory over the Kansas City Wizards on Saturday night.

The Burn (15-16) eliminated the Wizards (12-19) as Kansas City, also shut out 1-0 in Chicago by the Fire on Thursday, needed at least a win or a draw to stay in playoff contention.

The Wizards, who had just two shots on goal in Chicago, had 12 against Burn goalkeeper Mark Dodd.

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