Wildcat Beach Volleyball Falls 4-1 To Nebraska Thursday

Wildcat Beach Volleyball Falls 4-1 To Nebraska Thursday
Courtesy of Wayne State Athletics

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