Husker Update: Volleyball Shuts Down Northwestern

The No. 7 Nebraska volleyball team shut down Northwestern in a 25-18, 25-7, 25-18 sweep on Wednesday night in front of a crowd of 8,026 at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.

The Huskers (19-3, 11-2 Big Ten) had 13.5 blocks and held Northwestern to a -.054 hitting percentage for the match. It was Northwestern’s lowest hitting percentage of the season and marked the Huskers’ best defensive outing since Nov. 4, 2017 against Indiana (-.062). On the offensive side of the net, Nebraska hit an efficient .326, guided by Nicklin Hames’ 40 assists.

The next two Husker matches are on the road, beginning at Iowa on Saturday at 7 p.m.