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Huskers Begin Nine-Day Beach Trip in Hawaii

The Nebraska beach volleyball team will play 12 matches over the next nine days in Hawaii and California. 

On Friday, the Huskers will begin the Heineken Queens Cup at 2:15 p.m. (CT) against No. 11 California on Queen's Beach in Honolulu. NU will also play No. 9 Hawaii at 4:45 p.m. (CT) on Friday. 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. NU will play Oregon at 2 p.m. (CT) on Sunday on the final day of the tournament. 

Before leaving Hawaii, on Tuesday, March 14 the Huskers will battle the Rainbow Wahine one more time at the Ching Complex at 2 p.m. (CT). 

As the Big Red heads back to the mainland, they'll stop in California for six final matches. The Huskers will play Grossmont and San Diego Mesa in El Cajon, Calif., on March 16, and then they will play Saddleback College and Orange Coast College on March 17 in Irvine, Calif. The Huskers will close out their season on March 18 with a doubleheader against Irvine Valley College and Hope International University, also in Irvine.