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KU volleyball stuns No. 10 Iowa St.

Kansas University's Jaime Mathiue gets low for a dig against Iowa State Saturday evening during their game at the Horejsi Center.

Kansas University's Jaime Mathiue gets low for a dig against Iowa State Saturday evening during their game at the Horejsi Center.

October 10, 2010

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For the first time in program history, the Kansas University volleyball team recorded a victory over a top-10 opponent with a 3-1 triumph over No. 10 Iowa State on Saturday at the Horejsi Center.

The Jayhawks won by scores of 25-14, 25-23, 20-25 and 25-17.

The Cyclones were the highest-ranked opponent KU has knocked off since No. 13 Texas A&M on Nov. 20, 2004.

Kansas improved to 12-6 overall and 3-4 in the Big 12. The Jayhawks have won four straight home matches.

Iowa State fell to 11-4 (4-3 Big 12).

KU senior Melissa Manda recorded a career-high 32 digs, which tied the single-match Big 12 mark this season.

Junior setter Nicole Tate tallied 14 digs and 48 assists for her fourth consecutive double-double.

Senior Karina Garlington had a team-high 18 kills.

The Jayhawks will travel to Baylor for a 7 p.m. match on Wednesday in Waco, Texas.

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