December 8, 2022

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Morris data one thousandth profession dig in loss to rival Kansas

Then-freshman libero Mackenzie Morris celebrates throughout the March 28, 2021 spring volleyball recreation towards Wayne State at Bramlage Coliseum. (Archive photograph by Sophie Osborn | Collegian Media Group)

Junior Mackenzie Morris recorded her one thousandth profession dig in a five-set loss to the Jayhawks, the quickest to document the feat in Kansas State volleyball historical past.

“I’ve been telling anyone that’ll take heed to that she’s particular,” head coach Suzie Fritz stated.  “She rehearses her greatness and I feel that’s what makes her particular.”

The junior from Dallas had a match-high 20 digs within the contest, the sixteenth time in her profession that she achieved such a feat.

Okay-State (9-5, 0-1) fell behind two units early within the match to the Jayhawks (11-3, 1-1), with KU successful 25-19 within the first set and 25-20 within the second. Okay-State rebounded, successful the third and fourth set by the identical rating of 20-25. Nonetheless, Kansas clinched the ultimate set 15-7, claiming their first Large 12 convention matchup victory of the season.

Jayhawks sophomore London Davis led her staff with 22 kills within the match whereas junior outdoors hitter Aliyah Carter led the Wildcats with 20, tying her season excessive. Freshman outdoors hitter Shaylee Myers added 13 kills whereas center blockers Sydney Bolding and Kadye Fernholz tallied 10 kills apiece.

Senior defensive specialist/setter Loren Hinkle led all gamers with 57 assists, recording her third straight double-double.

The Wildcats had a slight edge in kills with 62 complete kills to the Jayhawks’ 60. The 62 complete staff kills tied a season excessive for the Wildcats.

“We’re aggressive as heck,” Fritz stated. “They do it each day. We’re placing ourselves in place to play with nearly all people.”

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Okay-State’s subsequent match sends them on the street to Lubbock, Texas, for his or her first Large 12 away recreation of the season. They may tackle the Texas Tech Woman Raiders with first serve scheduled for six:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 28.