Nebraska and Wichita State will meet in Grand Island for a spring match
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Huskers to Meet Shockers in Grand Island

By NU Athletic Communications

Lincoln - The Nebraska volleyball team announced on Friday that it will play Wichita State on Saturday, April 9 at the Heartland Events Center in Grand Island, Neb, as part of the Huskers' spring schedule. The match is set to start at 6 p.m., with doors opening 90 minutes prior to first serve.

The Huskers and Shockers last met during the 2009 spring season when Wichita State downed Nebraska 3-2 in front of a sold-out crowd at Western Nebraska Community College in Scottsbluff, Neb. During the competitive season, Nebraska holds a perfect 11-0 record over Wichita State, with the last meeting coming during the 2007 NCAA Tournament when the Huskers swept the Shockers, 3-0.

Tickets will go on sale thru Ticketmaster and at the Heartland Event Center Box Office at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 15. All tickets will be reserved at $12 and $10.  Courtside seats will be available for $25 and a business package that consists of 4 courtside and 6 reserved for $400.

There will be a handling charge on all tickets purchased from Ticketmaster and also for tickets purchased at the Heartland Box Office. No tickets will be sold thru the Nebraska Athletic Ticket Office.

The Huskers have previously announced another spring match with Iowa State at the NU Coliseum on Saturday, April 16. Both reserved and general admission tickets are currently on sale at, by calling the NU Ticket Office at 800-8BIGRED or by visiting the Nebraska Athletic Ticket Office in person weekdays between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Reserved tickets are $10 with GA tickets set at $8. All currently enrolled UNL students are eligible to receive one free ticket to the spring match, but must secure a ticket in advance either online at, by phone at 472-3111 or in person at the Athletic Ticket Office located just west of Memorial Stadium, while supplies last.


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