The Lo-Down: When Setters Attack

The Lo-Down: When Setters Attack

Setter, in my opinion, is the hardest position to play in volleyball. You have to know where everyone is at on the court, you have to know who has the hot hand at the moment, you have to be able to recognize what is going on across the net, you have to pay attention...
The Lo-Down: Understanding Serving Zones

The Lo-Down: Understanding Serving Zones

Ever been at a Nebraska volleyball match and noticed Coach John Cook signaling in a number behind his clipboard? He’s telling the server where he wants the serve to go, one of the key strategic decisions made by one coach or the other on each point. Today we’re going...
The Lo-Down: Rules of Serving

The Lo-Down: Rules of Serving

There are rules when it comes to serving and they may be some of the most overlooked aspects of volleyball. Next week we’ll look at serving zones and how teams use the serve to make things difficult on an opponent. But before we get there we need to talk about the...
The Lo-Down: Running a 6-2 Versus a 5-1

The Lo-Down: Running a 6-2 Versus a 5-1

Welcome to The Lo-Down, a new column from former Husker and All-American setter Lauren Cook. Each week she’ll give you an expert’s look at the sport of volleyball, explaining key concepts, strategies and schemes all with the goal of expanding fans’ understanding and...