Cyclones Win Fifth-Straight; Sweep Kansas
LAWRENCE, Kan. – 14th-ranked Iowa State out blocked Kansas, 13-2, and used 13 kills from Victoria Henson to sweep Kansas, 3-0 (25-18, 25-16, 25-17), Saturday night at the Horejsi Family Athletics Center.
The win, Iowa State’s fifth in a row, leaves the Cyclones at 14-3 overall and 6-2 in Big 12 play. The 6-2 start in Big 12 play is the best in school history. Kansas falls to 9-7 overall and 2-5 in league play.
Henson wrapped up a solid week with another good all-around performance. The junior hit .278 in posting a match-high 13 kills to go along with seven digs and three block assists. Henson moved into seventh all-time at ISU, passing Dana Burson (1986-89), with 1,049 kills.
Kaylee Manns finished with 34 assists, becoming the fifth player in Big 12 history to go over 5,000 career assists. Manns, who now has 5,013 assists, also had nine digs, a solo block and four block assists.
Defensively, ISU was dominant at the net, out blocking its opponent for the third-straight contest. Freshman Jamie Straube had a match high six block assists and sophomore Debbie Stadick added five.
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Re: Cyclones Win Fifth-Straight; Sweep Kansas
Is it fair to say that ISU's two best players are Manns and Henson? Both went to HS less than an hour from KU. Nice job recruiting by ISU.