LINCOLN – After taking a week off from competition, the Wayne State College beach volleyball team was back in Lincoln, this time taking on Division I University of Nebraska.
From the Hawks Championship Center in Lincoln, Thursday afternoon also featured the first of two matchups between the Huskers and Wildcats.
The Cornhuskers won 4-1 but match #2 and #6 went to the third set while WSC’s match #3 of Kelsie Cada/Jordan McCormick won by injury default (24-22, 14-6) over Lexi Sun/Jazz Sweet. Nebraska improves to 6-3 while the Wildcats are now 3-2 on the season.Alyssa Ballenger/Maddie Duffy lost in three sets (18-21, 21-10, 12-15 to Kenzie Knuckles/Madi Kubik as did Taya Beller/Rachel Walker (15-21, 21-17, 13-15) to Fallon Stuheit/Nicole Drewnick.
The Wayne State College beach volleyball team will take their spring break trip next week (March 10-14) to California where the Wildcats will play matches Tuesday through Friday against a list of opponents to be finalized by this weekend. WSC will be back in Lincoln taking on NU on Tuesday, March 17 at 10 a.m.
Other match results:
Nicklin Hames/Lauren Strivins (Neb.) defeats Tarrin Beller/Hope Carter (WSC) 21-15, 21-10
Hayley Densberger/Callie Schwarzenbach (Neb.) defeats Elly Larson/Jacee Weber (WSC) 21-15, 21-13
Emma Gabel/Riley Zuhn (Neb.) defeats Jaci Brahmer/Jessie Brandl (WSC) 21-10, 21-12