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Nebraska Volleyball vs Texas State Game Thread

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The Huskers open NCAA Tournament play vs the Bobcats of Texas State

Maddie Washburn

Volleyball

#5 Nebraska Cornhuskers (14-2) vs Texas State (31-8)
When: Thursday, April 15, 2021, 2:30 pm CT
Where: CHI Health Center Omaha Convention Center
Video: WatchESPN.com/ESPN3
Live Radio: Husker Sports Network - Lincoln (B107.3 FM); Omaha (CD 105.9 FM); Huskers.com; Huskers App

University of Nebraska (14-2)

#1 Nicklin Hames 5’10’’ JR Setter - 10.93 assists per set, 2.89 digs per set
#2 Kenzie Knuckles 5’8’’ SO Libero - 3.85 digs per set, 13 aces
#3 Kayla Caffey 6’0’’ JR MB - 1.96 kills per set, 1.04 blocks per set
#6 Keonilei Akana 5’9’’ FR DS - 2.55 digs per set, 20 aces
#10 Madi Kubik 6’3’’ SO OH - 2.70 kills per set, 2.52 digs per set, 12 aces
#11 Lexi Sun 6’2’’ SR OH - 3.82 kills per set, 2.14 digs per set, 19 aces
#12 Jazz Sweet 6’3’’ SR OH - 1.37 kills per set, .49 blocks per set
#25 Callie Schwarzenbach 6’5’’ JR MB - .82 kills per set, 1.12 blocks per set
#26 Lauren Stivrins 6’4’’ SR MB - 3.23 kills per set, 1.09 blocks per set

Texas State (31-8)

#3 Tyeranee Scott 6’0’’ SR MB
#6 Kayla Granado 5’4’’ JR Libero
#8 Jillian Slaughter 6’0’’ JR MB
#9 Caitlin Buettner 6’2’’ SO OH
#13 Courtney Heiser 5’11’’ SO OH
#16 Janell Fitzgerald 6’1’’ JR OH
#17 Emily DeWalt 5’10’’ JR Setter

Texas State played 38 matches - more than any team in the country - spread out over both the fall and spring and posted a 30-8 record for the regular season. The Bobcats won the Sun Belt Conference Tournament in November for the third year in a row. Texas State is coming off a 3-1 win at No. 9 Baylor on April 1st.

Sean Huiet is in his 1st year as the head coach at Texas State. Before being the head coach, he was the assistant coach for 14 years. He also coached at Bowling Green, his alma mater.


Other Volleyball Matches Today

2:30 pm CST
#7 Purdue vs. High Point
#6 Washington vs Dayton
#8 Florida vs Morehead State

4:00 pm CST
#1 Wisconsin vs Weber State
#3 Minnesota vs Georgia Tech
#4 Texas vs Wright State
#2 Kentucky vs UNLV

7:30 pm CST
#13 Penn State vs NC A&T
#15 Washington State vs Western Kentucky
#14 Utah vs Pittsburgh
#16 BYU vs UCLA