KU volleyball falls to UNLV

Kansas volleyball finished the Rebel Challenge against tournament host UNLV, falling to the Rebels in four sets in Cox Pavilion.

After UNLV won the first set 25-23, Kansas returned the favor by winning the second set by the same margin thanks to seniors Ashley Smith and Zoe Hill recording the final 2 points when the game was tied at 23-23.

UNLV responded by taking the next two sets (25-23, 25-19) to win the match.

Kansas finished with three players with double-figure kills, led by Smith’s 14. Rachel Langs logged 12 kills on the day, while Hill claimed 11. Allie Nelson finished with a team-best 19 digs and Sara Nielsen topped 40 assists for the third time this season with 41.

Kansas begins conference play against Baylor at 1 p.m. Saturday in Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena.

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