Or, more gradually, that can happen from postseason to postseason. Kansas right-side hitter Kelsie Payne and her teammates have experienced both. That sent Kansas to the volleyball final four for the first time, a breakthrough for the program. Last season, the Jayhawks hit another milestone by winning their first Big 12 title, edging perennial power Texas. They fell in five sets on their home court to Creighton in the second round. Creighton advanced to the regional final, so the Bluejays clearly were formidable.