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Husker volleyball sweeps Baylor, advances to Elite 8

Published: Apr. 18, 2021 at 3:08 PM CDT
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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - Despite missing Lauren Stivrins with an undisclosed injury, the Nebraska Cornhuskers are Elite 8-bound in the NCAA Volleyball Tournament after sweeping Baylor in the Round of 16.

Nebraska took set one 25-21. They had to rally after trailing 10-5 early.

Lexi Sun had three aces in the first set.

The Huskers were in total control of the second set. They won by a final of 25-17.

Baylor brought the fight in set three and led 13-9, which forced a Nebraska timeout.

Nebraska came right back from that timeout with five straight points to take a 14-13 lead and force Baylor to take a timeout of its own.

Big Red got control of it from there and took the final set 25-19

Nebraska will play Texas in the regional final on Monday.

The exact start time is TBD. It should start 45 minutes after the 11 a.m. match, per Nebraska Athletics.

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