LAWRENCE, Kan. - Fans can preview the 2007 Kansas volleyball team when the Jayhawks open the season with a scrimmage against KU alumni Saturday at 7 p.m. Admission to the event at the Horejsi Family Athletics Center is free.
The Jayhawks return nine veterans and welcome seven newcomers that will add depth to the 2007 roster. Returning starters include senior Emily Brown, junior Savannah Noyes and sophomores Katie Martincich and Brittany Williams.
Head coach Ray Bechard, in his 10th season with the Jayhawks, has taken KU to three NCAA appearances in the last four years and is just three victories shy of becoming the winningest volleyball coach in KU history.
Saturday’s alumni roster will include KU standouts Paula Caten (2004-05), Danielle Geronymo (1999-2000), Laura [Rohde] Curry (1995-98), Molly Scavuzzo (2000-02), Jana Correa (2003-06), Kendra [Kahler]Oberzan (1994-07), Ashley Michaels (2001-04), Dani Wittman (2003-06), Linsey Morningstar (2006), and Megan Hill (2003-06).
Any additional alumni wishing to participate in the scrimmage or coach are invited to contact KU assistant coaches Christi Posey (785-864-7959) or Jill Jones Stucky (785-864-3921).