Senior Ariel Krolikowski and junior middle Ellie Pesavento combined for 21 kills to help the 2nd-ranked Nebraska-Kearney volleyball team sweep Central Oklahoma (25-17, 25-12, 25-19) Tuesday night in the first round of the MIAA Tournament.
The Lopers (31-2) will now host the MIAA semifinals and finals starting Friday at 7:00 p.m. against 5th-seed Emporia State, who upset 4th-seed Truman State in four sets tonight. The other half of the bracket pits 2nd-seed Washburn against 3rd-seed Central Missouri at 5:00 p.m. Both of those teams won their first round matches in four sets.
The championship match is slated for 7:00 p.m. Saturday.