Former Nebraska setter Hunter Atherton has decided to transfer to North Carolina for 2018.
Six volleyballers from around the country have been selected as semifinalists for the 2018 AAU James E. Sullivan Award, which honors the nation’s “top amateur athlete.”
Both teams are their states’ only NCAA beach volleyball programs, making Friday’s match even more significant than just the result.
Following winning the 2017 NCAA Championships, Nebraska will not play in an offseason spring match this year.
The Nebraska state legislature adopted a resolution to honor the accomplishments of the Nebraska women’s volleyball team as national champions.
December brought the close of the collegiate women’s volleyball season, including a national title for Nebraska, as well as multiple coaching changes. Postseason international and beach awards also were announced alongside plans for the 2018 seasons.
August was jam packed with international beach volleyball on the AVP and FIVB Tours as well as in world championships, while the college season geared up.
2017 VolleyMob Compiled Awards List (featuring a three-team list + honorable mention All-Americans and yearly awards)
Two-time National Champion Kelly Hunter of Nebraska takes home the 2017 VolleyMob National Player of the Year award.
Stanford’s Kathryn Plummer leads the 2017 VolleyMob All-America First Team filled with Final Four participants and a freshman.