In GPAC volleyball last night, in Omaha, College of St. Mary defeated Midland three games to two, 25-21, 25-23, 20-25, 16-25, 15-13. Makenna Freeman led CSM with 13 kills, while Midland was paced by Brooke Fredrickson with 12. CSM is 19-9 on the year and 4-6 in the GPAC and hosts Dakota Wesleyan, Saturday. Midland is 14-7 and 6-4 in the league and hosts Northwestern College, Saturday.
The Midland Warrior women’s soccer team moved up two spots to number 20 in this week’s NAIA Coaches Poll. The Warriors are 8-2-1 on the season and return to action, Saturday at Jamestown College, at 1pm.
Freshman Madi Kubik had a career-high 22 kills, and the No. 5 Nebraska volleyball team topped No. 20 Purdue, 3-1 (25-21, 25-16, 23-25, 25-15) on Wednesday night in front of a crowd of 8,005 at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.
The Huskers (14-2, 6-1 Big Ten) were stout defensively for the third match in a row. Nebraska held its third straight opponent to a season low in hitting percentage, as Purdue (11-5, 3-4 Big Ten) hit .099, becoming the third straight Husker foe to hit below .100.
The Huskers return to the road this weekend to play Maryland in College Park. The match will begin at 7 p.m. (CT).