Jazz Sweet
Nebraska Returns Home After 17-Day Tour of Japan and China
16 days ago by Jacob Padilla
The Nebraska volleyball team's 17-day tour of Japan and China, designed to challenge the team in many ways and bring the players closer together, came to an end on Tuesday. In addition to seeing the sights and experiencing the culture, the Huskers also got to play a little volleyball.
2018 Nebraska Volleyball Position Reviews: Outside Hitter
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
This week, Hail Varsity is looking back and looking ahead with a position-by-position breakdown of the 2018 Huskers and the reinforcements on the way. Let’s start with the outside hitters.
One Rally More: Nebraska Falls to Stanford in National-Title Match
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Of the 209 rallies played on Saturday night, Stanford won 105, Nebraska 104. And that was enough for the Cardinal to take home the 2018 national title.
Huskers Survive Big Ten Battle to Advance to NCAA Final
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The seventh-seeded Huskers (29-6) battled back from an 0-2 hole to take down No. 3 Illinois (32-4) in five sets at the Target Center on Thursday night, punching their ticket to Saturday’s final.
Huskers Advance to Regional Final with 3-0 Win over Kentucky
7 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
No. 7 seed Nebraska is headed for the Regional Final after a 3-0 win over No. 10 seed Kentucky on Friday afternoon that included a furious third-set rally. Nebraska closed the match on a 14-5 run to complete 25-17, 25-20, 25-23 sweep over the Wildcats at Maturi Pavilion in Minneapolis.
Conversations with Cook: Maloney's Toughness, Sun's Season & More
8 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Coach John Cook discussed Kenzie Maloney's toughness, Lexi Sun's season, an improving middle attack and more in this week's Conversations with Cook.
No. 9 Nebraska Drops Four-Set Match to No. 6 Illinois
8 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
No. 9 Nebraska dropped a four-set match to No. 6 Illinois (27-29, 25-19, 27-25 and 25-22) at the Devaney Center on Saturday night, Nebraska's fifth loss in its last seven matches.
The Stivrins Show a Hit in Ohio as Huskers Beat the Buckeyes 3-1
8 mo ago by Brandon Vogel
No. 9 Nebraska got back to winning with a 3-1 road win over Ohio State behind a career-high 16 kills from sophomore middle blocker Lauren Stivrins.
Conversations with Cook: Huskers' Ceiling Still High in 2018
9 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
With a young team comes ups and downs, and Coach John Cook is trying to be patient as he guides his team through one of the toughest schedules in the country.
Nebraska Drops Five-Set Match at Wisconsin
9 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
For the second time in a week, No. 5 Nebraska has dropped a five-set match on the road to a top-10 opponent. On Friday, that opponent was Wisconsin (13-4, 6-3) who took the final two sets to hand the Huskers (15-4, 6-3) their third loss in four matches.
Huskers Pass First Big Ten Road Test of the Season
9 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Coach John Cook and sophomore opposite hitter Jazz Sweet discussed Nebraska first Big Ten road trip of the season and cited improved communication as a big factor in Nebraska's win over No. 7 Illinois on Saturday.
Conversations with Cook: Sweet Shows Gains After Strong First Season
10 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Coach John Cook discussed the sensational play of sophomore right side hitter Jazz Sweet as well as the numerous upsets that rocked teams in the top 10 of last week's AVCA Coaches Poll.
Cook Pleased With Huskers After a 'Challenging Opening Weekend'
10 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Coach John Cook took to the podium for his first Monday press conference of the year following Nebraska’s 1-1 showing at the VERT Challenge this weekend and had mostly good things to say about what he saw from his young team.
Final Four Notebook: Freshmen, Hunter, Albrecht, Maloney and More
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Hail Varsity gets you set for Saturday's National Championship between Nebraska and Florida with sights and sounds and news and notes from Kansas City.
Hunter Leads Huskers Past Penn State Again
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Kelly Hunter finished with 47 assists, 23 digs, six blocks and the game-sealing kill as No. 5 Nebraska beat No. 1 Penn State 25-18, 23-25, 24-26, 28-26, 15-11 in front of a record 18,374 fans (most of whom were wearing red) at the Sprint Center in Kansas City.
Huskers Headline All-Big Ten Volleyball Awards
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
The Big Ten released its postseason awards for volleyball on Tuesday and eight members of co-champion Nebraska received recognition.
Why Not Us? Huskers Use Preseason Questions to Fuel Title Run
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Relative to its own lofty standard, Nebraska's 2017 volleyball team was full of questions marks. The Huskers used those questions as motivation on a run to a second straight Big Ten title.
Foecke Reaches Milestone as Huskers Take Down Purdue
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Mikaela Foecke notched 20 kills to lead the Huskers to a 3-1 win over No. 22 Purdue at the Devaney Center on Friday, surpassing 1,000 career kills in the process.
Conversations with Cook: Defense Wins Championships
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
At the halfway mark of the Big Ten season, Nebraska has been defined by balanced offense and stifling defense.
No. 4 Nebraska Aces Mid-Week Test against No. 14 Michigan State
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
The Huskers won the serve and pass battle against one of the best serving teams in the Big Ten and got another big performance out of Annika Albrecht to take down No. 14 Michigan State in four sets and take sole possession of first place in the conference.
 
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