From a group of five hitters Cook chose three: junior Madi Kubik and freshmen Ally Batenhorst and Lindsay Krause.
Familiar — and talented — players return to Big Ten volleyball courts this season due to extra COVID year, upping the overall level of play.
Cook on Monday: “I don’t want anybody worried about looking over their shoulder, or (thinking), 'I’m I playing or starting this match?'”
It was already milestone week for coach Dani Busboom Kelly and the Louisville volleyball team. Now, add a win over the Huskers to the list.
Nebraska hadn't lost consecutive matches since 2018 — and a two-game losing streak is causing a bit of a stir around here.
Next Saturday will be a big day for Huskers fans: volleyball at 2 p.m.; football at 6 p.m.
Nebraska coach John Cook made his boldest lineup decision yet this season, going with freshmen at the two starting outside hitters spots.
The Huskers have two ranked foes on the schedule this week: No. 16 Stanford (4-2) on Tuesday and No. 5 Louisville (8-0) on Saturday.
“We gave it away,” Cook said of the Huskers, who won the first two sets before Utah slipped back into the match.
The Huskers have difference-makers on defense, and John Cook is shifting his substitution tactics to get them on the floor more.
John Cook believes his program may have made at least one more Final Four if there was a day off between regional matches. Now, there is.
The duo of Lexi Rodriguez and Kenzie Knuckles, along with defensive specialist Keonilei Akana, has made defense a strength of the Huskers.
The Bluejays were hoping this would be the year they’d beat Nebraska for the first time. Instead, the Huskers dominated before a crowd of 11,279.
There was a time when Nebraska scheduled matches with Creighton as a favor. Now, Wednesday's match means something more.
The Huskers' next four opponents: No. 19 Creighton, No. 20 Utah, No. 14 Stanford No. 10 Louisville. "I like our schedule," Cook says.
Lexi Sun led a balanced attack. Whitney Lauenstein added 11 kills, Ally Batenhorst had nine, Kayla Caffey seven and Callie Schwarzenbach five.
The Huskers improve to 4-0 this season after winning two matches they trailed in Friday.
In a football game if a team was on its No. 3 QB, they’d probably keep the offense pretty simple. That’s not what happened with Evans.
Lexi Rodriguez earned Big Ten co-freshman of the week honors after the first two matches of her college career — then earned praise from John Cook.
Justine Wong-Orantes had doubts. Now, she's one of the 12 players on the United States' first-ever Olympic gold medal-winning women’s volleyball team.
The Huskers have an All-American and a No. 1-ranked recruit on their depth chart at setter. But, it was the walk-on that had everyone buzzing.
Colgate can’t be compared to the college volleyball powers that Nebraska will have to beat. But sometimes you just have to enjoy a block party.
One note before Nebraska's season-opening weekend is No. 1-ranked prospect Kennedi Orr likely to see time in her first collegiate match.
The No. 1 recruiting class plays its first matches this weekend, probably with at least three in the starting lineup at some point.
Lauren Stivrins and Nicklin Hames were named captain for the third time each, and were joined by first-timer Kenzie Knuckles.