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Volleyball

Huskers Begin Queens Cup in Honolulu

  • Game 1
  • Game 2
Box Score

The Nebraska beach volleyball team began the Heineken Queens Cup on Friday with a pair of matches against nationally ranked opponents.

The Huskers fell to No. 11 California in the first match, 5-0, and to No. 9 California in the second match, 5-0. NU is now 7-3 on the season. 

Against California, Laney Choboy and Lindsay Krause pushed their match to three sets after winning the first set, 21-16. But Cal's pair won the final two sets, 21-7, 15-9. 

Against Hawaii, two Husker pairs took their matches to three sets. Ally Batenhorst and Bergen Reilly were ultimately defeated, 21-18, 18-21, 7-15, as the No. 3 pair. And Harper Murray and Merritt Beason came up just short, 21-17, 14-21, 7-15. 

The Huskers are back on Queen's Beach on Saturday at 1 p.m. (CT) against Texas and 3:30 p.m. (CT) against No. 14 Washington.

No. 11 California 5, Nebraska 0
1. Maya Gessner/Ella Dreibholz (CAL) def. Bekka Allick/Lexi Rodriguez (NEB) 21-13, 21-14
2. Liz Waters-Leiga/Ainsley Radell (CAL) def. Harper Murray/Merritt Beason (NEB) 22-20, 21-16
3. Lexi McKeowin/Alex Young-Gomez (CAL) def. Ally Batenhorst/Bergen Reilly (NEB) 21-14, 21-10
4. Sierra Caffo/Brooke Buchner (CAL) def. Laney Choboy/Lindsay Krause (NEB) 16-21, 21-7, 15-9
5. Natalie Martin/Ava Mann (CAL) def. Andi Jackson/Maisie Boesiger (NEB) 21-13, 21-12
Order of finish: 3,1,5,2,4

No. 9 Hawaii 5, Nebraska 0
1. Brooke Van Sickle/Kaylee Glagau (UH) def. Lexi Rodriguez/Bekka Allick (NEB) 21-7, 21-12
2. Kylin Loker/Riley Wagoner (UH) def. Harper Murray/Merritt Beason (NEB) 17-21, 21-14, 15-7
3. Anna Maidment/Sofia Russo (UH) def. Ally Batenhorst/Bergen Reilly (NEB) 18-21, 21-18, 15-7
4. Ilihia Huddleston/Jaime Santer (UH) def. Laney Choboy/Lindsay Krause (NEB) 21-14, 21-18
5. Sydney Miller/Chandler Cowell (UH) def. Andi Jackson/Maisie Boesiger (NEB) 21-12, 21-10
Order of finish: 1,5,4,2,3