Cyclones to Host Kansas on Senior Day

The Iowa State volleyball team will host Kansas in the regular season finale and celebrate senior day on Saturday at Hilton Coliseum. First serve is slated for 1 p.m.

The Iowa State volleyball team will host Kansas in the regular season finale and celebrate senior day on Saturday at Hilton Coliseum. First serve is slated for 1 p.m.

 

The Cyclones (15-15, 8-11 Big 12) will honor their four seniors prior to the match. Katy Amundson, Amanda Craig, Katie Kruenegel and Ashlie McWee will be playing in their final home matches at Hilton Coliseum.

 

Iowa State is still in the hunt for an NCAA tournament berth despite dropping a 3-1 decision to Texas A&M on Wednesday night. Against the Aggies, Erin Boeve led the way with 17 kills. Katie Jessen (16 kills), Jessica Klein (13 kills) and Meghan Ferrie (11 kills) also reached double-figures for the Cyclones in the loss.

 

Junior libero Katie Churm, boosted her chances of becoming the Cyclones first player to lead the Big 12 in any statistical category with her 17 dig effort. Churm is averaging 4.36 digs per game, ahead of Texas A&M's Holly Clay, who is averaging 4.16 digs.

 

Kansas (15-13, 7-12 Big 12), winners of three of its last five, fell to Missouri, 3-1, on Wednesday night in Columbia, Mo. Paula Caten and Josi Lima led the way for Kansas, recording 14 and 13 kills, respectively. Caten also had 19 digs in the loss.

 

Earlier this season, Iowa State defeated Kansas, 3-1, in Lawrence to end a 10-match losing streak to the Jayhawks. Katie Jessen had 16 kills to lead ISU to the win.


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