Category Archives: Husker Volleyball

Huskers ready to meet championship expectations

Huskers ready to meet championship expectations

Coach John Cook isn’t backing down from high expectations. “The last two times they ranked us fifth, we won national championships,” Cook told media during a preseason zoom conference Wednesday. Nebraska volleyball is ranked No. 5 in the preseason AVCA poll. That’s on par for a team that fell a game short of the national…Read more »

Husker Volleyball, Wrestling Ranked Preseason No. 5

Husker Volleyball, Wrestling Ranked Preseason No. 5

Two Nebraska programs are highly ranked with their seasons just around the corner. Husker volleyball is preseason No. 5 from the American Volleyball Coaches Association. Nebraska was ranked fifth in the final 2019 poll after going 28-5 and reaching an NCAA regional final. All six starters and libero are back for coach John Cook. The…Read more »

NCAA could host entire volleyball tournament in Omaha, Lincoln

NCAA could host entire volleyball tournament in Omaha, Lincoln

With the recent decision to move the entire NCAA men’s basketball tournament to the Indianapolis area, could the same be happening for other events? The women’s basketball tournament is expected to be in the San Antonio area, and with the volleyball finals set for Omaha, it makes sense to host the entire tournament between Omaha…Read more »

Nebraska Volleyball Releases Postponed Season Schedule

Nebraska Volleyball Releases Postponed Season Schedule

Less than a month before the delayed season can officially get underway, Nebraska volleyball has a schedule. Big Ten Conference teams will play a 22-game schedule within the league over 11 weeks with two games each week against the same opponent.. The Huskers open their season at Indiana January 22 and 23. The first home…Read more »

114 Fall Huskers Honored by Big Ten

114 Fall Huskers Honored by Big Ten

More than 100 fall sport athletes for Nebraska were honored by the Big Ten Thursday. That should ready STUDENT-athletes, which is something the 114 Huskers take seriously, as is evident by being named Academic All-Big Ten. The sports included in the total are football (62), men’s cross country (10), women’s cross country (17), women’s soccer(15),…Read more »

Nebraska Volleyball Signs Nation’s Top Class

Nebraska Volleyball Signs Nation’s Top Class

Nebraska volleyball signed what is possibly the best ever class for volleyball, or any sport, Wednesday as the early signing period got underway. All six signees are ranked in the top 70 by PrepVolleyball.com, with five in the top 16 and four in the top 10, including the top three overall recruits. Nebraska is expected…Read more »

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 »