KU volleyball sweep Red Raiders in 3 sets

Kansas volleyball powered its way to its 17th-consecutive victory in Lawrence against Texas Tech in a three-set sweep Wednesday night in the Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena.

KU and TTU were evenly matched to begin with, but the Jayhawks used a 17-13 kill advantage to edge past the Red Raiders 25-20 to take the 1-0 lead. Senior Zoe Hill and sophomore Camryn Ennis both recorded five kills to lead Kansas.

The second set was a close fight from start to finish, with a call being overturned in Texas Tech’s favor and bringing the Jayhawks lead down to 18-16. Kansas finished with a 25-18 win.

The Jayhawks were in complete control of the third set as they never found themselves behind on their way to a 25-17 win. Ennis notched a team-high eight digs, six kills, three assists and six total blocks on the night.

Hill led the attack for the Jayhawks with a team-high nine kills and a team-best six total blocks. Freshman Morgan Christon and redshirt senior Ashley Smith weren’t far behind Hill with eight and seven kills, respectively. Junior Sara Nielsen led the team with 29 assists.

Kansas travels to TCU at 5 p.m. Saturday.

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