Bill Ziskin

Volleyball Falters vs. Kansas

UAlbany Sports Information   09-06-2019

Score: Kansas 3, UAlbany 0 (16-25, 23-25, 27-29)

Location: The Venue at UCF; Orlando, Fla.

Records: Kansas (3-0), UAlbany (1-3)

Short Story: The UAlbany volleyball team was defeated by Kansas in three sets in its opener at the UCF Challenge on Friday.

Coach Pickard: “The team came out a bit slow but once we calmed down I thought we were right in it. Kansas is a solid team and I thought our players pushed them. We showed some physicality at the net that helped us immensely. I’ve told the team we need to make new mistakes and learn from them and I thought we did that tonight.”

By the numbers:

Notes

  • Okenwa notched double digit kills in her fourth straight game.
  • Casey Brown and Schlagheck made their collegiate debuts.
  • Chalupa tallied double digit digs in her fourth straight game.

Next

The Great Danes will take on the host Knights on Saturday at 7 pm, continuing tournament play.

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