Huskers in the Pros Update
Jordan Larson-Burbach is competing for Dinamo Kazan in the Russia Super League. The team swept 10th-place Severstal on March 26 to rebound from its first loss of the season. Kazan suffered its second loss of the season on April 1 in a 25-10, 25-12, 25-17 setback to seventh-place Torch New Urengoy.
Nancy Metcalf is playing for Igtisadchi Baku of the Azerbaijan Super League. The team beat Baki Azeryolservis 25-19, 25-15, 25-15 on April 1.
Sarah Pavan is playing with Unilever in Brazil’s Superliga. Unilever, the top seed in the playoffs, swept its best of three semifinal round series with fifth-seed Sesi-Sao Paulo to reach the final match. Pavan had a team-high 16 points in the match.
In Puerto Rico, Lauren Cook tallied 23 assists, 13 digs and five points for Bayamon in a loss on March 26. Gina Mancuso notched a match-high 23 points in leading Ponce to a four-set win over Humacao on March 28. Tara Mueller tallied eight points in Juncos' loss on March 28. Mancuso had a match-high 21 points in pacing league-leader Ponce to a four-set win over Juncos on March 13, as Mueller had 11 points in the match. Cook recorded 14 assists and nine digs in a three-set loss on March 30. She also handed out 23 assists to go along with 14 digs and six points for Bayamon in a loss on April 1. Hannah Werth continues to be sidelined with an injury.