Hours after Nebraska swept Texas (25-23, 25-23, 25-21) in the national final Saturday night in Omaha, Nebraska, it returned to Lincoln, NCAA championship trophy in hand, to a throng of adoring fans Sunday.
The Nebraska Huskers are your 2015 NCAA volleyball champions!
Expect a lot of red tonight at CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Nebraska.
Nebraska’s volleyball team dropped Kansas to advance to Saturday’s NCAA Volleyball Tournament Championship against Texas. Fourth-seeded Nebraska used a strong finish to push their way past Kansas and punch their ticket to the championship match. Nebraska won the final seven rallies of the match to defeat the Jayhawks in front of 17,551 fans at the CenturyLink Center, the largest volleyball crowd in NCAA history. Earlier, the Big Ten’s Minnesota fell to Texas in the other semifinal.
Minnesota and three-time NCAA champion Nebraska both recorded regional final victories Saturday to advance to next week’s national semifinals at Century Link Center in Omaha, Nebraska.
There will be an unofficial home team for the 2015 NCAA women’s volleyball Final Four.