Lauren Stivrins
No. 2 Nebraska Outlasts Loyola Marymount in Marathon Four-Set Match
1 day ago by Jacob Padilla
No. 2 Nebraska closed out a long weekend with a long match but managed to come out on top 3-1 against Loyola Marymount . The Huskers (7-0) beat the Lions (4-5) 31-33, 25-19, 25-20, 27-25 in two hours and 40 minutes front of 8,037 fans to finish 3-0 in the Ameritas Players Challenge.
No. 2 Nebraska's Dominant Defense Delivers a Denver Sweep
2 days ago by Jacob Padilla
A dominant defensive effort delivered No. 2 Nebraska a sweep over Denver to complete the Friday sweep in the Ameritas Players Challenge. The Huskers (6-0) took down the Pioneers (6-2) 25-23, 25-17, 25-12 in front of an announced crowd of 8,177 at the Devaney Center.
Sun Too Much as No. 2 Huskers Burn High Point
2 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Behind a dominant showing by Lexi Sun, No. 2 Nebraska swept High Point 25-16, 25-22, 25-8 in its first of two matches in the Ameritas Players Challenge on Friday.
Conversations with Cook: Huskers Still Searching for Consistency
6 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Coach John Cook discussed urgency and consistency, Lauren Stivrins' bounce-back performance against San Diego and Kenzie Knuckles' out-of-system setting in this week's Conversations with Cook.
No. 2 Nebraska Survives Upset Bid by No. 25 San Diego
8 days ago by Jacob Padilla
No. 2 Nebraska escaped from San Diego with a pair of wins after battling back from a 2-1 hole to beat No. 25 San Diego in five at the SDSU/USD Challenge. Nebraska (4-0) took down the Toreros (2-3) 22-25, 25-19, 22-25, 25-22, 15-11 in their first five-set match of the season.
No. 2 Huskers Notch Clean Sweep of UCLA
15 days ago by Jacob Padilla
After showing some first-match jitters in a season-opening four-set win over No. 18 Creighton on Friday night, No. 2 Nebraska dominated UCLA from start to finish on Saturday night to finish 2-0 in the Husker Invitational at the Devaney Center.
Defense Carries No. 2 Huskers past No. 18 Creighton in Season Opener
16 days ago by Jacob Padilla
It wasn’t always pretty offensively but strong defense and timely hitting powered No. 2 Nebraska to a 3-1 win over No. 18 Creighton in the Huskers’ season-opener on Friday night.
Free to Focus: Former Hitter Knuckles Embraces New Libero Role
16 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska has a strong tradition of standout libero play and true freshman Kenzie Knuckles is looking to follow in the footsteps of past greats like Justine Wong-Orantes and Kenzie Maloney as she makes the transition from outside hitter to defensive specialist.
Huskers Picked to Finish Second in Big Ten Preseason Poll
20 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Despite opening the season at No. 2 in the AVCA Coaches Poll behind reigning champion Stanford, Nebraska volleyball was picked to finish second in the Big Ten in the conference’s preseason coaches poll while three Huskers were named to the preseason All-Big Ten team.
Nebraska Volleyball Position-by-Position Preview: Middle Blocker
21 days ago by Jacob Padilla
The Red-White Scrimmage is officially in the books and next up for Nebraska volleyball is the season opener. To get you ready for the 2019 season, Hail Varsity is going position by position to bring you in-depth analysis of the Nebraska roster. Today we'll look at the middle blockers.
Capri Davis Shines in Nebraska's Red-White Scrimmage
22 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Capri Davis was the star of the show and Nebraska's freshmen got their first taste of the Devaney Center atmosphere on Saturday night as the Red team swept the White in the annual Red-White Scrimmage in front of a sold-out crowd.
Padding the Stats: No Matter the Sport, Excitement is High for the Huskers
24 days ago by Jacob Padilla
My fifth season covering Nebraska athletics will begin at 6 p.m. on Saturday and while there’s always a certain level of excitement that comes with the beginning of a brand new season, this year feels a little bit different. Optimism throughout my beats seems to be at an all-time high.
Nebraska Volleyball Ready for a Brand New Season
24 days ago by Jacob Padilla
Coach John Cook and Lauren Stivrins discussed the competitiveness in practice, injuries, the growth of the team's freshmen and more ahead of Saturday's Red-White Scrimmage.
Nebraska Volleyball Ranked No. 2 in Preseason AVCA Poll
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The AVCA released its 2019 preseason poll on Tuesday and Nebraska came in at No. 2 behind reigning national champion Stanford who received 62 of the 64 first-place votes.
Lauren Stivrins, Nicklin Hames Ready to Lead as Nebraska Captains
1 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska needs to replace both captains from last season, and with no seniors on the roster heading into 2019, that responsibility has fallen to junior middle blocker Lauren Stivrins and sophomore setter Nicklin Hames.
John Cook Back to Work in Nebraska After Huskers' 17-Day Asia Trip
2 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
John Cook made an appearance on Sports Nightly on Tuesday to discuss Nebraska's Dream Team Camp, the Asia trip and more.
Nebraska Returns Home After 17-Day Tour of Japan and China
2 mo 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.
Nebraska Freshmen Impress, Returners Step Into Leadership Roles
3 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska's freshman class has impressed Coach John Cook while two returners are seeking to step into leadership roles as the Huskers begin their tour through Asia.
Nebraska's Tour of Asia About Much More Than Just Volleyball
3 mo ago by Jacob Padilla
The Nebraska volleyball team will get a chance to learn a lot on the court during their tour of Asia, but what they gain off the court might be just as important for a young team looking to reload.
2018 Nebraska Volleyball Position Reviews: Middle Blocker
8 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. Today, we're wrapping things up with the middle blocker position.
 
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