The No. 9 Nebraska sand volleyball team edged the No. 7 UCLA Bruins in 3-2 victory at the Annenburg Community Beach House in Santa Monica, Calif., on Thursday afternoon. In a showdown of first-year programs, the Huskers came out on top to improve their overall record to 4-3.
The Huskers will face No. 4 USC Friday as well as No. 5 Hawaii. Nebraska will face Hawaii at 1 p.m. CT and USC at 3 p.m. CT.
Nebraska 3, UCLA 2
#1-Kelsey Robinson/Alexa Strange d. Meg Norton/Kelly Reeves, 21-15, 21-16
#2-Zoë Nightingale/Becca Strehlow d. Hayley Thramer/Amber Rolfzen, 21-17, 21-19
#3-Morgan Broekhuis/Kadie Rolfzen d. Bojana Todorovic/Megan Moenoa, 21-13, 19-21, 15-7
#4-Alicia Ostrander/Kelsey Fien d. Karly Drolson/Karsta Lowe, 21-19, 21-23, 15-13
#5-Rachel Inouye/Maddy Klineman d. Sheridan Zarda/Meghan Haggerty, 21-19, 21-19