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2018 Nebraska Volleyball Position Reviews: Outside Hitter
1 yr 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
1 yr 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 Come Up Just Short in National Title Match, Fall 3-2 to Stanford
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska, a No. 7 seed in a rebuild year with over three-quarters of its roster underclassmen, took No. 1 Stanford to five sets in a match that was every bit the heavyweight bout it was billed as.
2018 Final Four Notebook: Huskers Take Five-Set Thriller over Illinois
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
So much happened in Nebraska's five-set come-from-behind win against Illinois on Thursday that we couldn’t get to it all in our recap. Here’s a notebook with everything else that came out of Thursday’s thriller.
Huskers Survive Big Ten Battle to Advance to NCAA Final
1 yr 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.
WATCH: Huskers Talk 3-2 Win Over Illinois to Advance to National Championship
1 yr ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Everything Nebraska said following it's Final Four win over Illinois.
They Said It: Huskers on Comeback Win, Advancing to the National Title
1 yr ago by Hail Varsity Staff
After an improbable comeback was completed, head coach John Cook, seniors Kenzie Maloney and Mikaela Foecke and sophomore Lexi Sun met with the media to recap what happened.
Huskers Come Storming Back in Semifinal to Beat Illinois in Five
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
No. 7 Nebraska volleyball fell behind 2-0 to No. 3 Illinois at the Final Four in Minneapolis, but staged a furious rally to advance to the national-championship match.
2018 NCAA Volleyball Final Four Preview
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Here's your cheat sheet for what what you need to know about each of the four teams in Minneapolis for the NCAA National Semifinals.
Huskers Advance to Regional Final with 3-0 Win over Kentucky
1 yr 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.
No. 6 Nebraska Notches Clean Sweep of Ohio State
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
No. 6 Nebraska played some of its cleanest volleyball of the season and notched its seventh straight win on Friday night with a sweep over Ohio State at the Devaney Center.
Conversations with Cook: Maloney's Toughness, Sun's Season & More
1 yr 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.
Huskers Serve Boilermakers Four-Set Loss
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
No. 6 Nebraska picked up its fifth straight win and seventh of the reason over a ranked opponent with a four-set win at No. 12 Purdue on Friday night.
Foecke's 'Big Time,' Mind-Boggling Volleyball & More from Coach Cook
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Coach John Cook discussed his team's successful weekend, setter Nicklin Hames' over-aggressiveness on defense, the volleyball state tournament in Nebraska and more in this week's press conference.
Nebraska Holds Iowa to Season-Low Hitting, Sweeps Hawkeyes
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
No. 6 Nebraska improved to 29-0 all time against Iowa with a sweep over the Hawkeyes in Iowa City on Wednesday night.
No. 9 Nebraska Drops Four-Set Match to No. 6 Illinois
1 yr 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
1 yr 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
1 yr 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
1 yr 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.
Sophomore Lexi Sun Radiates Positivity As Six-Rotation Player
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Coach John Cook and the Nebraska volleyball trainers took a cautious approach with Lexi Sun's rehab, but the sophomore transfer from Texas is ready to go now and has already made a big impact on the Huskers.
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