Husker volleyball sweeps Baylor, advances to Elite 8
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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