Husker Update: Volleyball, Soccer, Tennis


The No. 2 Nebraska volleyball team pulled off a thrilling 3-2 (22-25, 25-19, 22-25, 25-22, 15-11) comeback win at No. 25 San Diego on Saturday night at Jenny Craig Pavilion at the SDSU/USD Invitational.

The Huskers trailed the match 2-1 and were down 22-21 in set four to the Toreros, but scored the final four points of the fourth set and then never trailed in set five, capping the victory with a 15-11 final set. Nebraska improved to 4-0 on the season and returns home to host the Ameritas Players Challenge next weekend.

The Huskers will play High Point on Friday at Noon and Denver at 7:30 p.m. Then on Saturday, the Huskers will finish the weekend against Loyola Marymount at 1 p.m.


Two days after its first win of the season, Nebraska (1-3-1) finished its weekend trip with a 2-0 loss to No. 4 USC (6-0) at McAlister Field on Sunday afternoon.

The Huskers return home to host Oklahoma (Friday at 7:05 p.m.) and Gonzaga (Sunday at 1:05 p.m.) at Hibner Stadium next weekend.


Two Huskers have qualified to play at the Lawrence ITF Tournament in Lawrence, Kan., starting on September 9th and continuing thru Sept. 15th. Nebraska Freshmen Kristina Novak and Isabel Adrover Gallego will compete in qualifying round matches starting on Monday. The Lawrence ITF tournament marks the first competition for any Husker this fall and the first tournament for Novak and Adrover Gallego as Nebraska tennis players.