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Lexi Rodriguez (above) and Bekka Allick won their No. 1 match against Texas' top pair on Saturday.

Volleyball

Huskers Beat Texas, Fall to No. 14 Washington

  • Game 1
  • Game 2
Box Score

The Nebraska beach volleyball team posted a split in its two matches at the Heineken Queen's Cup in Honolulu, Hawaii on Saturday. The Huskers knocked off Texas, 3-2, before falling to No. 14 Washington, 4-1. 

Against the Longhorns, the Huskers (8-4) got wins from Bekka Allick/Lexi Rodriguez (21-16, 21-19), Bergen Reilly/Ally Batenhorst (21-15, 15-21, 17-15) and Laney Choboy/Lindsay Krause (18-21, 21-14, 15-12). Reilly and Batenhorst provided the match-clinching point. Nebraska's other two pairs, Harper Murray/Merritt Beason and Maisie Boesiger/Andi Jackson, both pushed their matches to three sets before falling in deuce games. 

In the 4-1 loss to No. 14 Washington, Murray and Beason picked up the Huskers' lone win. They took their No. 3 matchup, 21-18, 21-14. 

The Big Red finishes the Queen's Cup on Sunday at 2 p.m. (CT) against Oregon. 

Nebraska 3, Texas 2
1. Bekka Allick/Lexi Rodriguez (NEB) def. Marina Crownover/Molly Phillips (TEX) 21-16, 21-19
2. Keonilei Akana/Devin Kahahawai (TEX) def. Harper Murray/Merritt Beason (NEB) 21-17, 23-21
3. Bergen Reilly/Ally Batenhorst (NEB) def. Sydney Helmers/Madisen Skinner (TEX) 21-15, 15-21, 17-15
4. Laney Choboy/Lindsay Krause (NEB) def. Bella Bergmark/Reilly Heinrich (TEX) 18-21, 21-14, 15-12
5. Jordyn Byrd/Jenna Wenaas (TEX) def. Maisie Boesiger/Andi Jackson (NEB) 17-21, 21-18, 17-15
Order of finish: 1,2,4,3,5

No. 14 Washington 4, Nebraska 1
1. Chloe Loreen/Natalie Robinson (UW) def. Lexi Rodriguez/Bekka Allick (NEB) 23-21, 21-10
2. Piper Monk-Heidrich/Kendall Mather (UW) def. Ally Batenhorst/Bergen Reilly (NEB) 21-15, 21-18
3. Merritt Beason/Harper Murray (NEB) def. Teagan DeFalco/Shannon Gormally (UW) 21-18, 21-14
4. Paloma Bowman/Scarlett Dahl (UW) def. Laney Choboy/Lindsay Krause (NEB) 21-13, 21-15
5. Mary Sinclair/Hannah Yerex (UW) def. Maisie Boesiger/Andi Jackson (NEB) 21-13, 21-10
Order of finish: 5,1,3,2,4