Mar 31, 2013; Norfolk, VA, USA; Kansas Jayhawks mascot performs during a stoppage in play against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the first half during the semifinals of the Norfolk regional in the 2013 NCAA womens basketball tournament at Ted Constant Convocation Center. The Fighting Irish won 93-63. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Kansas Volleyball: Jayhawks Meet Arkansas for a Rematch


Tomorrow, the Kansas Jayhawks volleyball team will face Arkansas in a rematch of Wednesday’s matchup that saw the visitors steal the game. Now Kansas hosts Arkansas tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. central time.

With the win, and Monday’s victory over UMKC, Kansas improved to 3-1 on the season. The Jayhawks topped UMKC 3-1 in a four-set match which saw Kansas win two tightly contested sets at the end. Then yesterday in Fayetville, Kansas emerged victorious after a five-set thriller.

Arkansas defeated Kansas in the first set, 29-27. Kansas rebounded for a huge second-set win, after falling behind early on 11-3, 25-22. Arkansas took set number three, 25-19, then Kansas stole the next two sets, 25-17, and 15-10.

Catherine Carmicheal made 19 kills in the Jayhawks thrilling come-from-behind victory. Sarah McClinton added 14 kills for Kansas. Erin McNorton made 51 digs  in the contest. Brianne Riley added 24 digs on the Jayhawks back-line keeping Kansas close.

Now the team’s meet up once more in Lawrence this time on Friday.

 

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