Nebraska Walks Over Missouri Into Sweet 16 Behind Foecke’s 16 Kills
In her final home match, senior All-American Mikaela Foecke had 16 kills without an error to lead the No. 6 seed Nebraska volleyball team to a 25-14, 25-22, 25-18 sweep of No. 24 Missouri in the NCAA second round.
Northwestern’s Five Set Win over Iowa Highlights Big Ten Play
#5 Illinois made quick work of Maryland at home while #7 Nebraska dominated Ohio State on the road in Big Ten Play. In the match of the night, Northwestern outlasted (RV) Iowa in five sets on the road to collect its second conference win.
10-0: Rollins’ 20 Kills Help #3 Minnesota Rally Past #5 Nebraska in 4
Minnesota won its 11th straight match to cement its spot atop the Big Ten standings at 10-0 with a four-set win over Nebraska on Saturday.
Big Ten: Penn State, Purdue Win in Five; Minnesota Stays Perfect
Penn State ended a seven-match losing streak against Nebraska, winning in five sets at home, while Illinois picked up a key home win over Wisconsin in four. Purdue, Minnesota and Indiana also won on Saturday.
#11 Penn State Tops #4 Nebraska for First Time Since 2014
Penn State’s five-set comeback win snapped a seven-match losing skid against the Huskers with the last win PSU coming on Nov. 29, 2014 in University Park.
Big Ten: #11 Penn State Battles By #25 Purdue; #4 Nebraska & #21 Iowa Earn Sweeps
#11 Penn State overcame some adversity and the absence of a starting middle blocker to win at #25 Purdue.
#4 Minnesota Snaps #3 Nebraska’s Win Streak at 14 with 3-1 Victory
No. 4 Minnesota picked up its seventh straight win with a 3-1 victory over No. 3 Nebraska with help from a .280 hitting effort, four aces and a 14-kill advantage.
Big Ten: Favorites Prevail in Midweek Conference Tilts
All 3 favored programs played their way to Big Ten conference volleyball victories on Wednesday night as 3rd-ranked Nebraska topped 25th-ranked Iowa in 4, 4th-ranked Minnesota handled Northwestern in straight sets and 5th-ranked Wisconsin downed 7th-ranked Illinois in 4.
Big Ten: Stivrins Registers Perfect Hitting Effort, Ranked Teams Sweep
All four ranked teams came out on top via sweep as No. 4 Illinois remained undefeated at 14-0, No. 5 Nebraska won its 12th straight, No. 12 Penn State recorded its first Big Ten win of the year and Michigan stayed perfect at home (9-0).
#5 Nebraska Ends Unbeaten Streak for #19 Michigan
5th-ranked Nebraska put a stop to 19th-ranked Michigan’s perfect season Friday night, downing the Wolverines in 4 sets in Big Ten-opening action. The Huskers posted a .314 attack percentage and a dominant 14 blocks to earn the victory.