KU volleyball rebounds with win at West Virginia

The University of Kansas volleyball team snapped its three-game skid with a four-set victory over West Virginia (25-22, 21-25, 30-28, 25-13) Wednesday night at the WVU Coliseum.

The Jayhawks (14-7, 7-3 Big 12) held the Mountaineers (10-13, 2-8 Big 12) to a .229 hitting percentage while recording 12 blocks at the net. It marked the 15th time that KU had recorded double-digit blocks this season.

“That third set was obviously key,” head coach Ray Bechard said in a team release. “You have to go into extra points and we made some very aggressive plays both offensively and defensively. That carried over into the fourth set. Our set distribution was heavy to Jada (Burse) and Ashley (Smith) but Gabby (Simpson) was a weapon tonight too.”

Kansas plays host to Texas Tech at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.


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