Four Nebraska volleyball players were named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association All-North Region Team on Tuesday, the AVCA announced. Nicklin Hames, Madi Kubik, Lauren Stivrins and Lexi Sun were the Huskers’ four honorees for the second year in a row.
Cam Ybarra hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning to lift the Nebraska softball team to an 8-6 series-clinching victory over Illinois on a beautiful Sunday afternoon at Bowlin Stadium.
The Nebraska baseball team (13-5) trailed 5-0 to the Illinois Fighting Illini (8-10) after three innings, but scored 12 of the game’s final 14 runs to win the rubber match on Sunday at Illinois Field, 12-7.
The Nebraska volleyball team was selected as the No. 5 overall seed for the NCAA Tournament on Sunday afternoon and will be one of 48 teams to compete in the NCAA Tournament at the CHI Health Center Omaha from April 14-24.
The Nebraska baseball team (11-4) won its sixth straight game and completed a four-game sweep of the Minnesota Golden Gophers (3-11) on Sunday afternoon at Hawks Field in front of 2,599 fans with a 10-2 victory.
A dropped pop up opened the door, and Nebraska walked right through it, scoring five times in the bottom of the sixth inning to rally for a 6-4 win over Minnesota in the first game of a Saturday afternoon twinbill at Hawks Field.