The No. 12 Nebraska volleyball team (7-1) beat the No. 17 Iowa State Cyclones 3-0 (25-13, 25-22, 27-25) on Saturday evening. In front of 8,293 fans at the Bob Devaney Sports Center, the Huskers saw Amber Rolfzen honored as the 2013 Ameritas Players Challenge MVP. Kelsey Robinson and Mary Pollmiller were also selected to the all-tournament team.
Robinson and Kadie Rolfzen led NU on the night with 16 kills each, hitting at a clip of .424 and .312, respectively. Amber Rolfzen recorded a double-double for the Huskers with 10 kills and 19 digs, while Pollmiller handed out 36 assists. Meghan Haggerty and Pollmiller both aided NU at the net as they had four blocks each.
Nebraska hit .293 for the match and held Iowa State to a .139 hitting percentage. NU out-blocked ISU 9-4.5, but was out-dug 41-46.
The Huskers hit the road next weekend as they travel to Austin, Texas to face the Texas Longhorns on Sunday, Sept. 22 at 1 p.m.
Ameritas Players Challenge All-Tournament Team
Amber Rolfzen, Nebraska- MVP
Kelsey Robinson- Nebraska
Kristen Hahn- Iowa State
Janna Krafka- Dayton
Sarah Reams- Saint Mary’s