Category Archives: Husker Volleyball

Nebraska Volleyball Player Cited for DUI

Nebraska Volleyball Player Cited for DUI

A Nebraska volleyball player has been cited for drunk driving and is being investigated for a possible hit-and-run. Lincoln Police pulled over junior outside hitter Jazz Sweet early Sunday morning as she was driving the wrong way down a one-way. Police say Sweet had a .266 blood alcohol content, more than three times the legal…Read more »

NCAA Awards 2022 Volleyball Final Four to Omaha

NCAA Awards 2022 Volleyball Final Four to Omaha

Omaha will once again be play host to the NCAA Volleyball Championship. The NCAA announced Wednesday that the CHI Health Center Omaha will host the 2022 (December 15-17) championship, but has not yet released the 2021 spring volleyball championship host site. Omaha was set to host the fall 2020 championships before conferences, and ultimately the…Read more »

Moos: Furloughs, Salary Reductions to Help Save $3 Million

Moos: Furloughs, Salary Reductions to Help Save $3 Million

Budget restrictions were expected with the loss of fall sports for Nebraska, particularly football, and today Nebraska Athletics announced more cost saving measures. Athletic Director Bill moos says 51 staff members within athletics will be furloughed through the end of the year, beginning September 1. Those not furloughed will take a 10-percent salary reduction for…Read more »

NCAA Fall Championships Off, Only College Football Playoff Remains

NCAA Fall Championships Off, Only College Football Playoff Remains

The growing number of conferences calling off fall sports finally reached a tipping point Thursday. NCAA Mark Emmert said with the 50-percent threshold being passed for schools not playing, the 22 NCAA fall sports could not “have a legitimate championship.” “We can’t in any Division I NCAA championship sport now — which is everything other…Read more »

Big Ten Postpones Fall Sports

Big Ten Postpones Fall Sports

In an unprecedented move, the Big Ten Conference has postponed fall sports. In a statement, the Big Ten says the postponement is “due to ongoing health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic”. The conference has been relying on medical advice from the Big Ten Task Force for Emerging Infectious Diseases and the Big Ten…Read more »

Big Ten Players Follow Pac-12 Lead in Listing Demands Before Season

Big Ten Players Follow Pac-12 Lead in Listing Demands Before Season

A group of “over 1,000 Big Ten football players” has issued a list of concerns and demands of the conference ahead of the 2020 season. The Big Ten released the fall schedule earlier Wednesday, but within hours “Players of the Big Ten” penned a letter with athlete website The Players’ Tribune titled “#BigTenUnited”. The letter…Read more »

NCAA Issues Return-To-Sport Guidelines, Nothing Mandatory Yet

NCAA Issues Return-To-Sport Guidelines, Nothing Mandatory Yet

More NCAA guidelines provide updated recommendations about a return-to-sport but say nothing of what will be mandatory as of yet. The NCAA Sport Science Institute released the Resocialization of Collegiate Sport: Developing Standards for Practice and Competition Thursday afternoon. Among the recommendations are daily self-health checks, use of appropriate face coverings and social distancing during during…Read more »

Big Ten Moves To Conference-Only For Several Fall Sports, Including Football and Volleyball

Big Ten Moves To Conference-Only For Several Fall Sports, Including Football and Volleyball

The Big Ten Conference will only play other member schools in several sports this fall. In an announcement this afternoon, the Big Ten says several sports will move to conference-only schedules “based on medical advice”. The sports affected are men’s and women’s cross country, field hockey, football, men’s and women’s soccer, and women’s volleyball. Sports…Read more »

Huskers Release Mobile App, Will Utilize Contactless Game Entry

Huskers Release Mobile App, Will Utilize Contactless Game Entry

The COVID-19 pandemic has created greater awareness about contact with others, and that awareness will now extend to Husker game days. Nebraska Athletics announced the release of a new mobile app which will include built-in mobile ticketing. This built-in feature will allow fans to access their tickets and parking passes via their mobile device. Although…Read more »