Kansas Rolls to Easy Win in Jayhawk Invitational

Kansas defeated College of Charleston in their first match of the Jayhawk Invitational. This victory puts the Jayhawks at an overall record of 7-1 on the year. It is also Kansas’ fifth straight win.

Jan 14, 2012; Lawrence, KS, USA; The Kansas Jayhawks mascot performs before a game against the Iowa State Cyclones at Allen Fieldhouse. Mandatory Credit: Peter G. Aiken-US PRESSWIRE

Redshirt junior Caroline Jarmoc made headlines again as she led the team in kills, hitting percentage, and blocks. She finished the three-set sweep with a total of 5 blocks, 11 kills, and a hitting percentage of .381. This is the fourth time this season and the third time in the last four matches that the Jayhawks have recorded at least 10 blocks.

Kansas also had huge performances out of Tayler Tolefree, Tiana Dockery, Sara McClinton, and Erin McNorton. Tolefree is the senior middle blocker for the Jayhawks. She recorded 6 kills in 10 attempts for a .600 hitting percentage. Dockery and McClinton each recorded eight kills in the win for the Jayhawks.

McNorton leads the Big 12 Conference with 12.5 assists per set and had a total of 37 assists in the match against College of Charleston.

Kansas’ .316 hitting percentage was the third time this season that the Jayhawks have hit .300 or better through eight matches.

The Jayhawks finish the first day of the Jayhawk Invitational against Arizona State who lost to Wyoming earlier today.

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Topics: Caroline Jarmoc, Kansas Jayhawks, Volleyball

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