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Huskers Top Loyola Marymount, 3-0


Lincoln, Nebraska – The No. 2 Nebraska Volleyball Team wrapped up its fourth straight season with a 25-17, 25-16, 25-17 victory over Loyola Marymount in Game 1 of the Husker Invitational in Bob on Thursday. I swept. Devaney Sports Center.

A crowd of 8,099 saw the Huskers (4-0) beat the Lions (1-3) as they hit .363. For the first time this season, Nebraska Nicklin Haymes leading with 22 assists Anni Evans Recorded 9 assists.

Ally Battenhorst led a balanced offense with 10 kills, Whitney Lohenstein 9 kills on .368 hits, Maddy Kubic Got 8 kills without errors with a .571 accuracy. Kaitlyn Horde Add 7 kills on .545 hits, Becca Allik When Lindsay Krause Lacked with 5 and 4 kills respectively.

The Huskers have five service aces. Kenzie Knuckles We provide three of them. Knuckles also recorded five digs, two assists and one kill that night. Lexi Rodriguez Recorded a team-best 14 digs. Kubik had 9 kills on 8 as the Huskers beat the Lions 40-29.

Kari Geissberger led the LMU with 10 kills. The Huskers held his fast-paced LMU offense to a .185 hit ratio.

Set 1: The Huskers got off to a strong start with five kills in their first seven swings and a 10-6 lead. Two kills by Hord and one by Kubik gave the Huskers his 15-8 advantage. A kill from the back row by Knuckles made it 18-9, but LMU cut it to 20-15 with three points in a row. However, the Huskers answered with his 5-2 spurt to close out the set at 25-17. NU scored .429 with 16 kills in his 28 swings. LMU scored .167 in the first set.

Set 2: LMU led most of the first half of the second set, going 9-7 with a .429. However, his error served by the Lions started his 8-0 husker run and put the Big Reds up 15-9. Lauenstein scored his two kills, Batenhorst and Kubik each scored his one kill, and Hames scored his one service his ace during the run. Kills by Hord, Allick and Kubik put him 21-13 Huskers, and Kubik and Batenhorst added two more to make him 23-15. The Huskers won 25-16 and posted a .423.

Set 3: The Lions started the set with a 4-0 lead and held a four-point lead at 8-4. A service error and a kill by Batenhorst cut the deficit in half, and Batenhorst put the Huskers to his 9-8 with his eighth kill. Lohenstein tied the score at 11-11 with his ninth kill, while the Lions made offensive errors in back-to-back rallies for a 13-11 Husker lead, with the LMU evening the score at his 14-14 and Krause tooled Brock and he put NU back on top, where he was 15-14. Batenhorst and Hord scored back-to-back kills to make him 19-15, and Batenhorst scored his 10th kill before giving his NU his 22-17 lead with his third ace in Knuckles. brought. Hord scored his point kill of the match at 24-17 and he ended the match with Kubik’s kill at 25-17.

next: The Huskers are home again on Saturday to host Ole Miss at the Devaney Center at 7pm. On Friday night Loyola Marymount and Ole Miss meet at the Devaney Center at 6pm. Admission is free.

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