KU Volleyball

KU AD Jeff Long announces departmentwide furloughs, pay cuts

University of Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long on Wednesday announced staffwide furloughs and pay cuts for all Kansas Athletics employees, including coaches, from June 1 through the end of 2020. An email sent to KU’s donors on Wednesday afternoon outlined four tiers of the department’s ...

Kansas Athletics survey aims to find out how ready fans are to return

Kansas Athletics Inc. is conducting an online survey to gauge fan interest in attending KU sporting events in the fall and beyond. The COVID-19 Fan Impact Survey, which is run through a third-party website, was sent to all donors, season-ticket holders and single-game ticket buyers and takes ...

KU AD Jeff Long says cost-cutting measures not on the horizon for Kansas Athletics

Pay cuts taken by coaches in the Iowa State University athletic department this week will not be replicated at the University of Kansas for now, KU Athletic Director Jeff Long said. Despite the financial impact of cancellations brought about by the COVID-19 crisis, Long said Thursday he was ...

KU volleyball reflects on first season in renovated Horejsi Arena

Right before Kansas volleyball faced off against Iowa State on Wednesday night, KU coach Ray Bechard was a little nervous about the fan turnout. “I didn’t know with overtime in the basketball game (whether) that was going to hurt us,” Bechard said with a laugh. But as KU men’s ...

KU volleyball falls in 5 sets to Mountaineers

In its final match of the season, the Kansas volleyball team fell to the West Virginia Mountaineers (25-20, 25-19, 25-22, 25-22, 15-8) in five sets. The Jayhawks captured the first two sets but were unable to close out the match on the road. The Jayhawks opened up the first set on fire and ...

KU volleyball comes from behind to defeat Iowa State 3-2 on senior night

Sending its veterans out on a high note, Kansas volleyball on Wednesday celebrated senior night with a 3-2 (25-14, 25-23, 25-22, 26-24, 15-12) victory over Iowa State. "Really happy for the resolve that these girls showed tonight and the plays they made down the stretch," KU coach Ray Bechard ...

KU volleyball falls to No. 1 Texas in 4 sets

Kansas volleyball was unable to complete the upset of No. 1-ranked Texas on the road Saturday night, falling in four sets (25-22, 25-17, 25-18, 25-18) at Gregory Gymnasium. The Jayhawks did manage to take the opening set in surprising fashion, taking the first frame 25-22 and ending on a 5-2 ...

Balanced attack leads KU volleyball past Kansas State in Sunflower Showdown

The Kansas volleyball team entered Saturday’s Sunflower Showdown with the lowest hitting percentage in the Big 12. However, in one of the biggest matches of the season, the offense delivered in a big way to push Kansas past Kansas State in front of a sellout crowd at Horejsi Family Volleyball ...

KU volleyball falls to No. 3 Baylor

Kansas volleyball was unable to pull off the upset against the No. 3 Baylor Wednesday, falling in straight sets (25-19, 26-24, 25-18) inside the Ferrell Center. After falling behind 1-0, the Jayhawks were looking to even up the match in the second set as they fought their way to a 24-21 ...

KU volleyball falls to TCU in 4 sets

Despite a tough battle, Kansas dropped a four-set match (26-24, 25-23, 25-17, 25-22) against TCU Saturday at TCU University Recreation Center. KU's lone win of the day came in the second set. The first set was back-and-forth, and Kansas held the 22-18 advantage late in the set. TCU responded ...

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 ...

Jayhawks fall to Sooners in 3 sets

Kansas fell in three sets to the Oklahoma Sooners on Saturday afternoon at Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena. The first set started off as an even matchup, with the Jayhawks and the Sooners going back-and-forth until Kansas pulled ahead after a 7-point streak. The Jayhawks were up early, holding ...

Jayhawks fall in three sets to No. 4 Texas

Kansas volleyball fell in three sets against No. 4 Texas on Saturday afternoon inside Horejsi Family Volleyball Arena in the first of its two meetings with the Longhorns this season. In the first set, the Jayhawks kept it close, keeping the Longhorns lead to under 5 throughout the set. ...

KU volleyball falls to Kansas State in 5 sets

The Kansas volleyball team suffered a 3-2 loss (33-31, 25-22, 25-22, 25-22, 15-9) to Kansas State Wednesday night at Ahearn Field House. Kansas won the first two sets before dropping three consecutive sets in the team’s latest Big 12 loss. It marked the first meeting of the Sunflower ...