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.
Seven Big Ten volleyball teams were selected to the 2018 NCAA Volleyball Tournament. League teams account for five of the top eight seeded teams.
Conference play continues this week with all 14 schools in action, including Nebraska at Iowa live on BTN on Wednesday.
One of the premier NCAA Division I volleyball matchups of week 7 is getting a little more interesting as 3rd-ranked Nebraska and 4th-ranked Minnesota address a start time controversy regarding this Saturday’s matchup in Lincoln, Neb.
With two victories on the opening day of the Husker Invite, Nebraska moved to 8-1 on the season and head coach John Cook joined an elite group nationally, a collection of now-10 active Division I coaches with 700 career victories.
Michigan head coach Mark Rosen joined elite company as one of just 18 active Division I coaches with 600 wins to his/her credit on Friday morning.
Lexi Sun, the All-Big 12 transfer from Texas, watched from the sidelines in uniform as Nebraska rallied past Creighton. She has yet to make her debut for the Huskers in 2018 due to injury.
All 14 Big Ten volleyball teams are in action this weekend, with Maryland, Michigan, Nebraska, Purdue and Rutgers playing at home. Conference teams will participate in six AVCA top-20 matchups.
Texas transfer Lexi Sun seems to be progressing toward her debut with Nebraska in 2018.