KU Volleyball

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 ...

TCU postpones this week’s volleyball matches versus Kansas

The Kansas volleyball team's two-match series at TCU, scheduled for Thursday and Friday at Schollmaier Arena in Fort Worth, Texas, has been postponed. In addition, TCU's home matches against Texas scheduled for Oct. 30-31 also have been postponed. A specific reason for the postponement was ...

KU volleyball suffers three-set loss to Oklahoma

The Kansas volleyball team dropped its second consecutive match to Oklahoma with a three-set loss Saturday afternoon at McCasland Field House. The Jayhawks are now 1-7 on the year, while the Sooners improved to 2-4. Kansas jumped out to a five-point lead in each of the first two sets, but was ...

KU’s Caroline Crawford named Big 12 rookie of the week

Kansas middle blocker Caroline Crawford, the Big 12's preseason pick for conference freshman of the year, was named the Big 12 Rookie of the Week earlier this week. A freshman from nearby Lansing, Crawford appeared in all 10 sets of KU's back-to-back losses to West Virginia last week, playing ...

No. 1 Texas drops Kansas volleyball in 3 sets for second night in a row

The ninth-ranked Kansas volleyball team dropped its second consecutive match to No. 1 Texas on Friday night, falling in three sets, 25-20, 25-19, 25-15. Friday marked the second night in a row that the Jayhawks (1-3) showed the ability to hang with the Longhorns (4-0) for large chunks of the ...

No. 1 Texas sweeps No. 9 Kansas in Big 12 volleyball

Top-ranked Texas swept No. 9 Kansas in three sets, 25-22, 25-19 and 25-22, on Thursday night at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin. The victory moved the Longhorns to 3-0 on the season, while KU fell to 1-2. Texas now has won 17 consecutive home matches against Kansas, moving to 24-1 all-time ...

KU volleyball falls to Baylor

The Kansas volleyball team fell to Baylor in three sets Saturday night at Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena. Bouncing back from a five-set loss to Kansas in the season opener for both teams on Friday night, the Bears (1-1) won Saturday’s first set 25-14. The lead changed three times in the ...

Kansas volleyball holds off Baylor in 5 sets in season opener

The Kansas volleyball team opened its season in thrilling fashion with a 3-2 victory over Baylor at Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena on Friday night. Kansas (1-0) dropped the first set 25-19 and rallied to win sets 2 and 3, 25-13 and 25-22 to move within one set of the victory. But the ...

Governing board for KU Athletics approves requests to refinance debt, apply for emergency line of credit; department forecasting 14% less revenue for current budget year

The board overseeing Kansas Athletics on Wednesday unanimously approved two measures intended to shore up the department's financial situation as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to strain revenue streams. The first measure gives Athletics Director Jeff Long and CFO Pat Kaufman the authority ...

2020 Fall Sports Preview: KU athletes gear up for a season like no other

University of Kansas sports teams are preparing for a fall season like no other, with new precautions and shorter schedules because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here’s what to watch for this year in football, volleyball, soccer and cross country. • Leading KU football won’t be any easier ...