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Nebraska Volleyball vs Minnesota Sunday Game Thread

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Today is round two for these heavy hitters. The Huskers will try to get up off the mat and punch back.

2018 NCAA Division I Women’s Volleyball Championship Photo by Jamie Schwaberow/NCAA Photos via Getty Images

#4 Nebraska Cornhuskers (6-1) vs #5 Minnesota Golden Gophers (9-0)

Sunday, February 21, 2021, 11 am (CT)

The Bob Devaney Sports Center

Video: BTN, FoxSports app and website

Live Radio: Husker Sports Network - Lincoln (B107.3 FM); Omaha (CD 105.9 FM); Huskers.com; Huskers App

Nebraska

  • #1 Nicklin Hames 5’10’’ JR Setter - 11.29 assists per set, 3.50 digs per set
  • #26 Lauren Stivrins 6’4’’ SR MB - 3.5 kills per set, 1.04 blocks per set
  • #3 Kayla Caffey 6’0’’ JR MB - 1.88 kills per set, 1.24 blocks per set
  • #25 Callie Schwarzenbach 6’5’’ JR MB - 1.13 kills per set, 1.63 blocks per set
  • #11 Lexi Sun 6’2’’ SR OH - 3.63 kills per set, 2.29 digs per set, 13 service aces
  • #10 Madi Kubik 6’3’’ SO OH - 3.08 kills per set, 2.71 digs per set, 6 aces
  • #16 Riley Zuhn 6’5’’ SO OH - 1.29 kills per set, .71 blocks per set
  • #12 Jazz Sweet 6’3’’ SR OH - 1.13 kills per set, .33 blocks per set
  • #2 Kenzie Knuckles 5’8’’ SO Libero - 3.46 digs per set
  • #6 Keonilei Akana 5’9’’ FR DS - 2.17 digs per set, 10 services aces

Lauren Stivrins is closing in on 1,000 career kills. She enters the weekend with 945. She had 16 kills on Friday night. She has 961, just 39 away from the milestone!! It is most likely that she will earn that 1,000th kill on the road in the second match against Wisconsin next weekend or the following weekend at Illinois.

Minnesota

  • #5 Melani Shaffmaster 6’3’’ FR Setter - 9.69 assists per set, 2.97 digs per set
  • #21 Regan Pittman 6’5’’ R/SR MB - 1.43 kills per set, 1.29 blocks per set, 12 aces
  • #9 Shea Rubright 6’5’’ SO MB - 1.06 kills per set, .90 blocks per set
  • #10 Stephanie Samedy 6’2’’ SR OH - 4.57 kills per set, 2.86 digs per set
  • #12 Taylor Landfair 6’5’’ FR OH - 3.03 kills per set
  • #20 Adanna Rollins 6’0’’ JR OH - 2.60 kills per set, 3.17 digs per set
  • #7 CC McGraw 5’9’’ JR Libero - 4.32 digs per set, 12 services aces
  • #6 Rachel Kilkelly 5’9’’ SO DS - 2.54 digs per set, 11 services aces