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Bergen Reilly (left) and Ally Batenhorst (right) won their No. 1 match for the Huskers.


Huskers Top Oregon, 3-2, in Queen's Cup

The Nebraska beach volleyball team closed out the Heineken Queen's Cup with a 3-2 win over Oregon on Sunday in Honolulu, Hawaii. 

The Huskers went 2-3 in the tournament to improve to 9-4 on the season. It marks the first time the Huskers have won two matches in the Queen's Cup since first playing in it in 2017. 

Lexi Rodriguez and Bekka Allick played as the Huskers' No. 2 pair against the Ducks and got NU on the board first with a 21-16, 21-17 win. Oregon tied the match with a win at No. 3, but Bergen Reilly and Ally Batenhorst earned a 19-21, 21-19, 15-11 win as Nebraska's top pair for the match. 

Laney Choboy and Lindsay Krause clinched the match with a win at No. 4, 21-12, 17-21, 15-9. 

The Huskers will face No. 9 Hawaii on Tuesday at 2 p.m. (CT) at the Ching Complex. 

Nebraska 3, Oregon 2
1. Bergen Reilly/Ally Batenhorst (NEB) def. Chloe Brown/Zoe Almanza (ORE) 19-21, 21-19, 15-11
2. Lexi Rodriguez/Bekka Allick (NEB) def. Ella Tyus/Bea Wetton (ORE) 21-16, 21-17
3. Ashley Schroeder/Natasha George (ORE) def. Merritt Beason/Harper Murray (NEB) 21-16, 21-15
4. Laney Choboy/Lindsay Krause (NEB) def. Lolo Folau/Batia Rotshtein (ORE) 21-12, 17-21, 15-9
5. Valerie Peterson/Presley McCaskill (ORE) def. Caroline Jurevicius/Hayden Kubik (NEB) 21-17, 14-21, 15-13
Order of finish: 2,3,1,4,5