Nebraska Volleyball Wins in Sweep Over Iowa

CORALVILLE, Iowa – The fifth-ranked Nebraska volleyball team posted its eighth sweep in 13 matches this season with a 25-19, 25-21, 25-11 win over Iowa at XTream Arena on Wednesday night.

The Huskers hit a season-high .356 to improve to 11-2 on the season. Nebraska had 49 kills and 13 errors and stifled Iowa (3-12) to .119 hitting with 29 kills and 17 errors.

Lexi Sun had 14 kills and 12 digs with a pair of aces. Madi Kubik had 10 kills and hit a season-best .364, and Lauren Stivrins had eight kills on .615 hitting to go with three blocks. Kayla Caffey and Jazz Sweet both had seven kills. Sweet turned in her best match of the year, hitting .417 with seven kills and two errors on 12 swings.

Nicklin Hames set the balanced attack with 37 assists, seven digs and three kills. Kenzie Knuckles had 11 digs and Keonilei Akana had 10. The Huskers had a 49-37 digs advantage.

Courtney Buzzerio led Iowa with nine kills.

The teams will meet again on Saturday at the Bob Devaney Sports Center at 6 p.m.