The Nebraska sand volleyball team posted a 3-2 victory over the Arizona State Sun Devils on Wednesday afternoon in Tempe, Ariz., marking the Huskers’ first dual win of the 2014 season. Nebraska’s No. 1 squad of Justine Wong-Orantes and Melanie Keil helped propel NU to the win with a three-set (16-21, 21-16, 15-11) defeat of Bianca Arellano and Bethany Jorgensen.
The Huskers will play Thursday as they face Grand Canyon at 6 p.m. CT in Phoenix, Ariz.
1. Justine Wong-Orantes & Melanie Keil (Nebraska) def. Bianca Arellano & Bethany Jorgensen (ASU): 16-21, 21-16, 15-11
2. Macey Gardner & Whitney Follette (ASU) def. Amber Rolfzen & Kira Larson (Nebraska): 22-20, 22-18.
3. Alexa Ethridge & Cecilia Hall (Nebraska) def. Jordy Checkal & Kizzy Willey (ASU): 23-21, 21-18
4. Brenna Lyles & Alicia Ostrander (Nebraska) def. Genevieve Priotte & BreElle Bailey (ASU): 16-21, 21-12, 15-10
5. Andi Lowrance & Nora Tuioti-Mariner (ASU) def. Mary Pollmiller & Kelsey Fien (Nebraska): 21-19, 22-20