Kansas only had one game in volleyball action this week. The No. 17 Jayhawks made a trip to Ames, Iowa to play their second game against the Iowa State Cyclones.
Kansas fought hard in the match and even tied the score a total of 22 times, but still could not win. The Cyclones won in just four sets, 22-25, 21-25, 29-27, 23-25.
Even though they lost the match, Kansas looked like their selves on the stat sheet. The Kansas defense was led by redshirt junior Caroline Jarmoc as she had nine blocks on the night. Sara McClinton also helped with a pair of blocks as the Jayhawks out blocked the Cyclones, 14-8.
Brianne Riley had 17 digs in the match and moved into second all-time in career digs at Kansas (1,340).
On offense, Jarmoc finished with 13 kills and McClinton finished with 14. Outside hitters Catherine Carmichael and Tiana Dockery also tried to help the Jayhawks with nine and eight kills, respectfully.
Junior setter Erin McNorton had 44 assists and she is now the first Jayhawk since the 2009 season to pass the 1,000-assist milestone in a season.
After this match, Kansas is now 19-4 overall and 7-2 in the Big 12.
The next match for the Jayhawks will be on October 29th against the West Virginia Mountaineers. In their last meeting, Kansas defeated West Virginia in four sets.
The Mountaineers are 8-15 overall and 0-9 in the Big 12 this year.
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