Madi Kubik had 15 kills to lead the No. 9 Nebraska volleyball team to a four-set win against No. 7 Purdue on Saturday.
Madi Kubik had 13 kills to lead the ninth-ranked Nebraska volleyball team to a 25-21, 25-22, 26-24 win against Iowa on Wednesday in Coralville, Iowa.
Nebraska has a lead in the Big Ten volleyball standings, but there's still a long way to go — “It’s one match at a time, it’s the Big Ten grind.”
Still no five-set matches for Nebraska in its run through Big Ten competition, with Saturday's victory a sweep against Illinois.
During Big Ten play, Madi Kubik is averaging 4.39 kills per set with a .270 hitting percentage. We've seen this kind of hot play from her before.
The Huskers had plenty of strong matches to go around, including Madi Kubik, who continues her red-hot start to the Big Ten season.
While Nicklin Hames only missed the team's opening weekend, the effects of her absence were felt well into the regular season.
NU finished with 10 serves, which made life tough on the Scarlet Knights' offense as the Huskers remained unbeaten in the league.
The Omaha Skutt grad and recently named starter is still adjusting to the college game. "The blockers are so much better now," she says.
The NU coach when asked why Lexi Sun isn't starting: "She hasn’t been one of the best two outside hitters in practice.”
Hitting the ball off the hands of a blocker is a skill the Huskers have worked on, one Madi Kubik utilized this week.
From a group of five hitters Cook chose three: junior Madi Kubik and freshmen Ally Batenhorst and Lindsay Krause.
Familiar — and talented — players return to Big Ten volleyball courts this season due to extra COVID year, upping the overall level of play.
Cook on Monday: “I don’t want anybody worried about looking over their shoulder, or (thinking), 'I’m I playing or starting this match?'”
Nebraska hadn't lost consecutive matches since 2018 — and a two-game losing streak is causing a bit of a stir around here.
Nebraska coach John Cook made his boldest lineup decision yet this season, going with freshmen at the two starting outside hitters spots.
The All-American could have turned pro after last season. She opens up about the decision — “I’m not really in a rush to be done at Nebraska."
Skyler Fields and Logan Eggleston had 18 kills apiece to lead No. 5-ranked Texas to a 25-22, 19-25, 25-15, 25-21 win against No. 4 Nebraska in the NCAA Elite Eight on Monday.
“I think a lot of people were skeptical ... as to how we were going to show out without Lauren, and I think that everyone stepped up."
The college volleyball world can be small. Plus, a scouting report of Baylor, a glance at the rest of the tournament and more Husker notes.
If the Huskers get similar production from its middle blocker position they did on Thursday, they should stick around in Omaha a while.
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When right-side hitter Riley Zuhn suffered a season-ending injury last week with a broken bone in her foot, the Huskers entered the caution zone.