Volleyball Articles

Highlights: 2019 Stanford at Nebraska volleyball

9/18/19 | HuskerMax
Highlights from the No. 1 vs 2 volleyball showdown between Nebraska and Stanford in Lincoln on Wednesday night. The Cardinal won in four sets in front of a record crowd.   • Huskers.com highlights here     Coverage & commentary • Husker247 | No. 1 Huskers fall to No. 2 Stanford • Hail Varsity | No. 2 Stanford Delivers No.…

Monday Morning Quarterback – Who’s the #1 Husker volleyball coach – Terry Pettit or John Cook?

6/10/19 | SquareOffs
Cornhusker women's volleyball has one of the most illustrious histories in all of college sports with more wins than any other program and five NCAA national championships. Two superb coaches have been responsible for building and maintaining a national powerhouse volleyball program - Terry Pettit, coach from 1977-1999, and John Cook, who took over from Pettit 2000 to the present…

Big Red Cobcast Preview #240: Holiday Anger & Cheer for Husker Fans

12/17/18 | Patrick Janssen
The holidays are almost here, but I feel like everyone's mad. People are mad that there was that late reversal of a call, basically screwing Nebraska volleyball out of a second straight national title. People are mad that Stanford has their own crappy Paul Fell-esque political cartoonist in their locker room. People are mad that some people aren't more mad…

Post-match notes: 2018 Nebraska vs. Stanford volleyball

12/16/18 | HuskerMax
Embed from Getty Images The loss snapped Nebraska’s 13-match winning streak, as the Huskers (29-7) finished as the NCAA runner-up for the fourth time in school history (1986, 1989, 2005, 2018). Nebraska fell to 5-4 all-time in the NCAA Final, including a 4-2 record under John Cook. The Huskers had been victorious in their last three NCAA Final appearances (2006, 2015,…

Huskers fall just short

12/15/18 | HuskerMax
The NCAA Championship match in women's volleyball went to five sets for the first time since 2009, but Nebraska came up just short as Stanford pulled out a 15-12 victory in the final set Saturday night at the Target Center in Minneapolis. The Huskers were looking for their sixth national title and third in four seasons. 1 2 3 4…

Huskers rally into title match

12/13/18 | HuskerMax
Embed from Getty Images The Huskers roared back from an 0-2 deficit in the national semifinals Thursday night to force a fifth set against Illinois. A reversed call on a Nebraska challenge gave the Huskers a two-point edge in the final set at 13-11, and the Huskers held serve the rest of the way for the victory.   The set…

Big Red Cobcast Preview #239: Nebraska is for Huskers

12/10/18 | Patrick Janssen
There are a bunch of ways to watch Nebraska win. Beating Michigan State in the snow. Snaring Wandale Robinson away from Kentucky. Cheering the Huskers' volleyball team into the Final Four. Watching Isaac Copeland slam home the final touches of a cathartic win over Creighton. All of it is great, and none of it is on an à la carte…

Huskers in Final Four

12/8/18 | HuskerMax
The Nebraska volleyball team advanced to the NCAA Final Four for the fourth consecutive year with a sweep of Oregon. After pulling out narrow wins in the first two sets, the Huskers won the third comfortably and will now have a chance to defend last season's national championship. | Highlights

Highlights: Nebraska vs. Oregon volleyball, 2018 regional final

12/8/18 | HuskerMax
Below are highlights and post-match reaction from the 2018 NCAA women's volleyball regional final between Nebraska and Oregon. Nebraska swept the Ducks to advance to the Final Four, where the Huskers will attempt to repeat as national champions. The Huskers will face Illinois in a semifinal match Thursday. The winner will advance to the title match Saturday against the Stanford-BYU…

NU-Creighton volleyball highlights

9/6/18 | HuskerMax
The seventh-ranked Nebraska volleyball team rallied from two sets down to beat 14th-ranked Creighton, 3-2 on Thursday. The match was played in front of the largest regular-season crowd in NCAA women's volleyball history.        

Post-match notes: 2017 Nebraska-Florida NCAA final

12/17/17 | HuskerMax
• With the win, Nebraska (32-4) won its fifth national title and second in three seasons. The Huskers became only the third team in NCAA history to win five national championships in volleyball (Penn State and Stanford have each won seven). • John Cook won his fourth national title in 18 seasons as Nebraska’s head coach. Cook became the fourth…

Watch: Sunday celebration

12/17/17 | HuskerMax
The national champion Nebraska volleyball team got a rousing welcome Sunday at the Bob Devaney Sports Center. Thousands of fans gathered to greet the Huskers upon their return from Kansas City and to celebrate Nebraska's 3-1 victory over Florida in Saturday night's NCAA tournament final. The fifth-seeded Huskers beat the tournament's No. 1, No. 2 and No. 4 seeds on…

5th jewel in Huskers’ crown

12/16/17 | HuskerMax
The Huskers are national champions in women's volleyball for the fifth time after a win of three sets to one against the Florida Gators. The victory capped a remarkable season in which Nebraska, with several veteran stars from last year gone, stumbled early but came one strong once conference play began. GET VOLLEYBALL TITLE GEAR! Three Huskers -- Mikaela Foecke,…

Huskers advance in thriller

12/14/17 | HuskerMax
It's on to the national championship match once again for the Nebraska women's volleyball team. In a suspenseful five-set thriller, the Huskers rallied after dropping two of the first three sets and held off No. 1 national seed Penn State in a semifinal match Thursday night. The scores were 25-18, 23-25, 24-26, 28-26, 15-11. Nebraska will face Florida in Kansas…

On to Kansas City

12/9/17 | HuskerMax
The Huskers knocked off Kentucky on the Wildcats' home floor Saturday to advance to the Nebraska volleyball program's third consecutive appearance in the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament. Nebraska will face top-seeded Penn State in the semifinals Thursday. Get the coverage, stats and highlights from Saturday's match here.

Highlights: 2017 Nebraska @ Kentucky volleyball

12/9/17 | HuskerMax
Annika Albrecht and Kelly Hunter registered double-doubles in @Huskervball's 3-1 win over Kentucky. #NCAAVB pic.twitter.com/rJg0Miz4v1 — NCAA Volleyball (@NCAAVolleyball) December 10, 2017   The #Huskers are headed to KC!Here's an all-access look at how they clinched their 3rd straight Final Four appearance.#WithEachOtherForEachOther pic.twitter.com/Ici2Ywabao— Husker Volleyball (@Huskervball) December 10, 2017   “Let’s go to Kansas City!”#WithEachOtherForEachOther pic.twitter.com/9hJJKJ4RZx — Husker Volleyball (@Huskervball)…

Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos: Interviews

10/25/17 | HuskerMax
New Nebraska Athletic Director Bill Moos has been making the interview rounds with local media outlets, discussing his vision for Husker athletics and more. Here is his chat on KLIN's DriveTime Lincoln program: From the print media: • Omaha World-Herald: Moos talks Husker football, vision for athletic department* • Omaha World-Herald: Shatel: Quick takeaways from an interview with new Nebraska…