KU Hosts Jayhawk Classic This Weekend

LAWRENCE, Kan. - The Kansas volleyball team hosts the Jayhawk Classic this weekend in the Horejsi Family Athletics Center. KU (4-3 overall) is slated to play Friday against St. Peter's (noon) and Wyoming (7 p.m.) and will wrap up the tournament Saturday in a noon match versus Morehead State.

A Glance At the Jayhawks

The Kansas volleyball team will enter the Jayhawk Classic on a two game winning

streak and 4-3 overall record. KU opened its 2007 home season last Tuesday

with a 3-0 sweep over UMKC. Savannah Noyes led the team with 10 kills.

Freshman Karina Garlington added seven hitting a team-best .462.

Newcomer Jenna Kaiser continues to lead KU for the third straight week averaging

2.48 kpg. Fellow freshman Melissa Manda steadies the defense with 3.31

dpg.

Jayhawk Classic History

• The 2007 Jayhawk Classic marks the 14th year of the tournament and 11th

consecutive since its inaugural start in 1990.

• Kansas owns a 32-8 all-time record during the Jayhawk Classic and has gone

undefeated in the tournament seven times, most recently in 2005.


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