Volleyball - Archives 2016

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Hunter Named B1G Co-Setter of the Week
Volleyball 08/29/2016

Nebraska junior setter Kelly Hunter was named the Big Ten Co-Setter of the Week on Monday after leading the top-ranked Huskers to two top-10 wins over the weekend.

NET to Air National Championship Documentary
Volleyball 08/29/2016

The NET Sports documentary "Nebraska Volleyball Championship: Destination Omaha," premieres at 8 p.m. CT, Tuesday, Aug. 30 on NET. The 30-minute television program celebrates the Husker volleyball team's determination to get to Omaha to win their fourth national title.

Top-Ranked Huskers Sweep No. 2 Texas Again
Volleyball 08/27/2016

The top-ranked Nebraska volleyball team swept No. 2 Texas, 25-15, 25-16, 25-21, on Saturday at the VERT Challenge in a rematch of last year's national title match.

Huskers Open With 3-1 Win Over No. 10 Florida
Volleyball 08/26/2016

The No. 1 Nebraska volleyball team topped No. 10 Florida, 3-1 (25-27, 25-15, 25-16-25, 21) to begin the 2016 season at the VERT Challenge at Matthew Knight Arena on the University of Oregon campus on Friday night.

Huskers Begin Season at VERT Challenge in Oregon
Volleyball 08/24/2016

The No. 1 Nebraska volleyball team begins its 2016 season at the VERT Challenge in Eugene, Ore., where a pair of top-10 opponents await the Huskers on opening weekend.

Huskers Take Top Spot in Big Ten Preseason Poll
Volleyball 08/23/2016

The top-ranked Nebraska volleyball team was picked to finish first in the Big Ten Preseason Coaches Poll, which was released on Tuesday.

Metcalf: Back-to-Back National Titles 'Very Achievable'
Volleyball 08/22/2016

One of the greatest legends in the history of Nebraska Athletics is a stay-at-home mom who's expecting her second child. But she still made the trip to Rio de Janeiro and returned to Lincoln with two

White Sweeps Red in Preseason Scrimmage
Volleyball 08/20/2016

White defeated Red 4-0 (25-16, 25-15, 25-23, 15-11) in the annual Nebraska volleyball preseason Rec/White Scrimmage before 6,270 fans on Saturday night at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.

Former Huskers Win Bronze Medal with Team USA
Volleyball 08/20/2016

The U.S. Women's National Team won the Olympic bronze medal with a 25-23, 25-27, 25-22, 25-19 victory over Netherlands on Saturday at Maracanazinho arena.

Huskers To Unveil Championship Banner at Red/White Scrimmage
Volleyball 08/19/2016

The Nebraska volleyball team will set out to defend its NCAA Championship when the season officially kicks off with the Red/White Scrimmage on Saturday, Aug. 20 at 6 p.m. at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.

U.S. Women's Bid for Olympic Gold Falls Short
Volleyball 08/18/2016

The U.S. Olympic Women's Volleyball Team's bid to win its first-ever Olympic gold came up two points short in the semifinals on Thursday as it fell to Serbia 20-25, 25-17, 25-21, 16-25, 15-13 in Rio de Janeiro with one of its prime starters on the bench midway through the second set due to an injury.

Former Huskers Help Team USA to Olympic Semifinals
Volleyball 08/16/2016

The U.S. Women's Volleyball Team advanced to the semifinals of the Olympics with a 25-16, 25-23, 25-22 sweep of Japan on Monday in the quarterfinals.