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Nebraska Volleyball

WATCH: Nebraska Beach Volleyball Opens Season with 5-0 Sweep

February 21, 2020

The Nebraska beach volleyball team opened its 2020 season on Friday at home against Park. The Huskers played five matches at the Hawks Championship Center beach facility, sweeping the Pirates 5-0.

Nicklin Hames and Lauren Stivrins dominated in the first match, 21-5, 21-14. Jazz Sweet and Lexi Sun followed that up in the second match, 21-13, 21-7. Madi Kubik and Kenzie Knuckles won their match, 21-9, 21-9. Park took Hayley Densberger and Callie Schwarzenbach to three sets but the two still came out victorious, 21-19, 17-21, 15-11. Nicole Drewnick and Riley Zuhn finished out the sweep in three sets, 28-26, 12-21, 15-9. Redshirt freshmen Emma Gabel and Fallon Stutheit ended the day with an exhibition win over Park, 21-9, 21-10.

The Huskers will be back at the Hawks Championship Center beach facility on Saturday to play Park once again. First match is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. CT.

You can check out all the action from Friday below.

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