Veteran Nebraska volleyball coach John Cook turned what was supposed to be a rebuilding season into a feel-good national championship story.
The Nebraska volleyball team won its fifth national title on Saturday night, defeating the No. 2 seed Florida Gators, 3-1, in front of an NCAA-record 18,516 fans at the Sprint Center, most of whom were wearing red.
The fifth-seeded Nebraska volleyball team will face No. 2 seed Florida in the NCAA Championship at 8 p.m. (CT) on Saturday at the Sprint Center in Kansas City. The match will be televised live by ESPN2 and streamed on ESPN3.com and the WatchESPN app.
38 Huskers to Earn Degrees
John Cook is a relentless competitor, a tenacious leader and a confident teacher. Nebraska's head volleyball coach is also ultra-decisive. I mention that because, unsurprisingly, he does not hesitate
No. 5 Nebraska defeats No. 1 Penn State in the NCAA Final Four for its seventh straight victory over its Big Ten Conference foe. Now, the Huskers are a win away from a fifth national championship.
In another epic NCAA Tournament match between Nebraska and Penn State, the Huskers survived one match point and rallied from a 2-1 deficit to defeat the Nittany Lions Thursday night in a semifinal match at the Sprint Center.
Nebraska senior defensive specialist Sydney Townsend received the 2017 NCAA Division I Women's Volleyball Elite 90 award on Wednesday night at the NCAA Championship banquet in Kansas City, Missouri.
Nebraska's September victory at No. 1 Penn State validated the team's belief it could be very good, and now they are, facing the Nittany Lions in the Final Four.
Nebraska senior setter Kelly Hunter was named a first-team AVCA All-American on Wednesday, headlining a group of our Huskers that were recognized by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.
The fifth-seeded Nebraska volleyball team will face No. 1 seed Penn State at 6 p.m. (CT) on Thursday in the first of two NCAA Semifinals at the Sprint Center in Kansas City. The match will be televised live by ESPN and streamed on ESPN3.com and the WatchESPN app.
As the countdown continues before Nebraska battles perennial power and No. 1-ranked Penn State in the 2017 NCAA Volleyball Tournament semifinals Thursday night in Kansas City, the time has arrived to