Lauren Stivrins
Many Mini-Plans, but the Big Plan Still, Hopefully, Ends in Omaha
14 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Though Tyler Hildebrand has been gone for the last two years, he coached or recruited many of the players currently on the roster back in 2017 and those relationships he established and maintained have made for a smooth transition in his return to Lincoln.
In the Middle: Lauren Stivrins Has Grown as a Leader for Nebraska
15 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Lauren Stivrins never thought she’d be in the situation she finds herself in right now. Everything she’s been through in her four-and-a-half years in Lincoln has shaped her into the leader and person she has become.
Padding the Stats: Projecting Huskers Seniors Who Will Return in 2021
26 days ago by Jacob Padilla
One Hail Varsity reader sent in a Mailbag question this week that I thought deserved more than a few sentences in response, so I decided to tackle that in-depth in my Wednesday column instead.
Lauren Stivrins' Growth as a Leader for Nebraska 'Really, Really Cool'
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Players and coaches in the Nebraska volleyball program had a lot to say about Lauren Stivrins, so much so that Jacob Padilla couldn't fit all of it into his magazine feature on the senior middle blocker and team captain. Read on for the best stuff that hit the cutting room floor.
Padding the Stats: No Fall Sports Presents Unique Situation for Huskers
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
While most of the focus surrounding the Big Ten's decision to cancel fall sports and explore spring opportunities was centered on football, the decision also has massive ramifications on Nebraska's other flagship program: volleyball.
A Beginning, an Ending & Lots of Intrigue for the Huskers in the Middle
4 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The Nebraska volleyball team will return its entire starting lineup from the 2019 season, but there’s been a lot of change as well. Hail Varsity recently caught up with Coach John Cook to go position-by-position through the roster and look ahead to the 2020 season. Next up is middle blocker.
From Inspired to Inspiration, Nebraska Volleyball Respects the Journey
6 mo ago by Erin Sorensen
The world of collegiate athletics is still not a perfect one for women, but it's getting better every year thanks in large part to women like those on the Nebraska volleyball team.
WATCH: Nebraska Beach Volleyball Opens Season with 5-0 Sweep
7 mo ago by Erin Sorensen
The Nebraska beach volleyball team opened its 2020 season on Friday at home against Park. The Huskers played five matches from the Hawks Championship Center beach facility, defeating the Pirates 5-0.
2019 Volleyball Position Review: Middle Blocker
9 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
This week, Hail Varsity is looking back and looking ahead with a position-by-position breakdown of the 2019 Huskers and the reinforcements on the way. Next up is the middle blocker position.
Padding the Stats: Final Reflection on 2019 Nebraska Volleyball Season
9 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska may not have have made it all the way to the top of Mt. Everest or gotten revenge on Stanford and Wisconsin, but there's still plenty to celebrate about the 2019 season.
Lauren Stivrins and Lexi Sun Named AVCA All-Americans
9 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The AVCA released its All-America teams on Wednesday morning and four Huskers earned recognition. Junior Lauren Stivrins was named to the second team, junior Lexi Sun was a third-team pick and sophomore Nicklin Hames and freshman Madi Kubik were both honorable mention selections.
Badgers Bounce Huskers from NCAA Tournament
9 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The third time wasn’t the charm for the Huskers as the fourth-seed Wisconsin Badgers swept fifth-seeded Nebraska again on Saturday evening, ending the Huskers’ season in the regional finals.
Huskers Roll to Sweep Over the Rainbow Wahine in Regional Semifinal
9 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Fifth-seeded Nebraska earned its rematch with No. 4 Wisconsin, sweeping 12th-seeded Hawaii in a round of 16 match-up at the Wisconsin Field House on Friday afternoon.
Huskers Keep Focus on Hawaii While Making Their Way to Wisconsin
9 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska wants another crack at Wisconsin this season, but first the Huskers have to get by a tough Hawaii team in the Sweet 16 and they're not looking past the Rainbow Wahine.
Sweet, Sweet Victory Sends Nebraska to the Sweet 16
9 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
No. 5 Nebraska had to dig deep on Saturday night after dropping the first set to Missouri, but the Huskers rallied to win in four and punch their ticket to the Madison regional in the final match of the year at the Devaney Center.
Stivrins, Kubik Ball Out as No. 5 Huskers Sweep Ball State
9 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Lauren Stivrins and Madi Kubik led the fifth-seeded Huskers to a first-round win over Ball State in the NCAA Tournament on Friday night, sweeping the Cardinals at the Devaney Center to advance to the second round.
Huskers Ready for Whatever the NCAA Tournament Throws at Them
9 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
After 14 long weeks, the NCAA Tournament has finally arrived in Lincoln. Fifth-seeded Nebraska is hosting the first- and second-round matches at the Devaney Center on Friday and Saturday as Missouri takes on Northern Iowa while the Huskers face Ball State.
Five Huskers Honored by Big Ten
9 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Five Huskers received recognition from the Big Ten on Wednesday afternoon when the conference released its postseason honors.
No. 6 Huskers Suffocate Ohio State to Close Out Regular Season
10 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
No. 6 Nebraska closed out the regular season with a strong defensive effort on Saturday night, sweeping Ohio State at the Devaney Center. The Huskers beat the Buckeyes 25-15, 25-16, 25-19 in front of a crowd of 8,170 to finish 25-4 overall and 17-3 in Big Ten play.
No. 6 Huskers Topple Terrapins in Three Sets
10 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Lexi Sun and Lauren Stivrins carried the load early, Madi Kubik took over in the middle and Jazz Sweet closed it out as the No. 6 Huskers (24-4, 16-3 Big Ten) toppled the Terrapins (13-18, 5-14) 25-20, 25-15, 25-18 at the Devaney Center on Friday night.
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