KU Volleyball

Kansas volleyball has 3 players earn All-Big 12 honors

Kansas volleyball players Caroline Crawford, Ayah Elnady and Jenny Mosser were all recognized when the Big 12 announced postseason accolades on Thursday. Crawford was named to both the All-Big 12 first team and rookie team. Mosser made the All-Big 12 first team, and Elnady landed on the ...

Kansas Athletics introduces ‘rising star’ AD Travis Goff at Lied Center

At his introduction Wednesday at the Lied Center, new University of Kansas Athletic Director Travis Goff said that if he did not have to give a speech, he would be speechless. For the next 40 minutes, through his introductory remarks and a 25-minute question-and-answer session with the media, ...

New KU Athletic Director Travis Goff’s salary lowest among Big 12 ADs

New Kansas Athletic Director Travis Goff, hired by the university on Monday to replace Jeff Long, will make $700,000 annually for the first three years of a five-year contract, putting him at the bottom of the 10-team Big 12 Conference. According to a recent report from the Associated Press, ...

KU names Northwestern Deputy AD Travis Goff new athletic director

Travis Goff, a 2002 graduate of the University of Kansas and a native of Dodge City, has been named the school’s new athletic director, KU Chancellor Douglas Girod announced on Monday afternoon. Goff becomes the fifth AD hired by Kansas since the late Bob Frederick retired in 2001. “It ...

Kansas volleyball defeats Wichita State to earn 4th consecutive win

The Kansas volleyball team continued its winning ways during the spring portion of its schedule after defeating Wichita State in four sets in Charles Koch Arena on Thursday. Kansas dropped a 25-18 decision in the first set before storming back to win the next three sets against WSU. KU ...

Kansas volleyball defeats TCU in four sets

The Kansas volleyball team defeated TCU in four sets (25-14, 25-20, 25-19, 25-14) in the first of two matches at Schollmaier Arena this weekend. KU’s lone loss in Friday's match came during the second set. With its first win over a Big 12 opponent in the spring portion of its schedule, ...

A few early names to watch in KU’s search for a new athletic director

It’s been 18 years since the University of Kansas was in pursuit of an athletic director and head coach to fill one of its most high-profile coaching offices at the same time. And that search, in 2003, led to the hiring of future Hall of Fame hoops coach Bill Self in April and Lew Perkins in ...

KU extends no-fans policy at athletic events through Dec. 5

The University of Kansas is extending its policy of having no fans in the stands at home athletic events through Dec. 5, Chancellor Douglas Girod announced Monday afternoon. Last week, the university announced that no fans would be allowed for the rest of November. In a letter posted on the ...

Kansas volleyball caps 2020 season with series sweep of Texas Tech

For the second night in a row, the Kansas volleyball team used early momentum and physical play at the net to knock off Texas Tech at Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena, 25-17, 27-29, 25-17, 25-20. The win bookended the Jayhawks’ season with home victories — they opened the season with a ...

Kansas volleyball tops Texas Tech in 4 sets

The Kansas volleyball team opened the final series of the fall season with a four-set victory (25-21, 25-13, 24-26, 25-20) over Texas Tech on Thursday night at Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena. Playing for the first time in a while in a mostly empty venue, the Jayhawks brought their own energy ...

KU will not allow any fans at athletic events for the rest of November

Story updated at 8:53 p.m. Tuesday: The University of Kansas’ chancellor announced Tuesday that no fans will be allowed at home sporting events for the rest of November because of the ongoing surge of COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in the region. This news will affect two volleyball ...

KU-TCU volleyball series moved to next spring

Four Big 12 Conference volleyball series, including one involving Kansas, have been postponed to next spring, conference officials announced Tuesday. Dates and times have not yet been announced. KU's 2020 season-finale series with TCU, previously scheduled for Dec. 3-4 in Fort Worth, Texas, ...

Kansas volleyball drops rematch with Iowa State in 4 sets

After winning their first road match of the season on Friday night, the Kansas volleyball team took the first set from Iowa State on Saturday but then dropped three straight to fall, 25-20, 23-25, 16-25, 14-25 in Ames, Iowa. The result of the match moved both teams to 3-9 on the ...

KU volleyball picks up 1st road win of year in thriller at ISU

In what turned out to be the Kansas volleyball team’s sixth five-set match of the season, the Jayhawks prevailed in a thriller Friday night at Iowa State. KU’s Elise McGhie set up Jenny Mosser for the decisive kill in extra points, as KU won (23-25, 25-20, 22-25, 25-19, 17-15) on the first ...

KU volleyball drops 5-set rivalry rematch with K-State

It took all five sets Friday night, but the Kansas State volleyball team avenged the previous day’s Sunflower Showdown loss at rival Kansas. The No. 11 Wildcats prevailed (22-25, 25-21, 25-19, 17-25, 15-10) at Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena after building a quick 6-0 advantage in the ...