No. 3 Nebraska Fulfills No. 19 Creighton on Wednesday

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The No. 3 Nebraska volleyball crew (5-) faces its initially highway contest this Wednesday, Sept. 8, going to No. 19 Creighton (6-) at the CHI Overall health Centre in Omaha, Neb. Initially provide in the leading-20 matchup is established for 6:30 p.m.
 
The match will be televised on FS1 and also available on the FOX Sports app, with Bob Brainerd and Jill Dorsey on the call. This week’s motion will be carried on Huskers Radio Network with the NU radio group of John Baylor and Lauren Cook West. Baylor is in his 28th season handling play-by-participate in responsibilities for the Husker volleyball method, and West, a previous All-The us setter at NU, will offer color commentary for the sixth straight year.
 
Huskers Radio Community will carry the matches on HRN radio affiliate marketers, which includes 107.3 FM in Lincoln and AM 590 in Omaha. A are living audio stream will be readily available at Huskers.com and on the Huskers app.
 
Rapid Hits
• Soon after a 3- weekend at the Ameritas Players Obstacle, Nebraska remained undefeated and moved up just one location to No. 3 in the national rankings.
• Wednesday’s fight of the unbeatens also provides the Huskers’ 1st conference with a rated opponent this season.
• Nebraska opened the yr with again-to-again house weekends and now performs its to start with highway match. In the John Cook dinner era (2000-current), the Huskers are 17-4 in their very first match away from Lincoln.
Kayla Caffey was named Major Ten Defensive Participant of the Week on Monday for the first time in her career.
• Caffey’s .500 hitting share ranks ninth nationally and 3rd in the Major 10.
Ally Batenhorst designed her vocation debut last weekend, earning her the fifth NU freshman to see the court this calendar year.
Madi Kubik was NU’s chief in kills in three straight matches vs. K-State (13), Omaha (16) and Georgia (15).
 
Scouting the Creighton Bluejays
Creighton is 6- on the year immediately after three wins at previous weekend’s Bluegrass Fight in Lexington, Ky. The Bluejays defeated USC 3-2 on Friday and swept No. 3 Kentucky and UNI on Saturday. Possessing previously acquired votes in the previous two AVCA polls, Creighton moved up to No. 19 for its 1st countrywide rating of the calendar year.
 
Jaela Zimmerman, who was the Bluegrass Struggle MVP, was named Major EAST Offensive Player of the Week, and Norah Sis was tabbed Huge EAST Freshman of the Week on Monday.
 
CU finished 12-4 (7-1 Large EAST) previous spring, advancing to its ninth straight NCAA Tournament. The Jays have been picked the conference’s 2021 preseason favourite, and Zimmerman and Naomi Hickman have been the two named Preseason All-Significant EAST.
 
Head coach Kirsten Bernthal Booth is in her 19th year at Creighton with a occupation file of 389-175.
 
Nebraska leads the all-time collection with CU at 19-, which includes 16- in the John Cook dinner era.
 
Last Time Out: Nebraska vs. Creighton
Then-No. 2 Nebraska very last faced then-No. 18 Creighton on Aug. 30, 2019, profitable 3-1 (25-19, 24-26, 25-17, 25-21) to open the period at the Husker Invitational at the Devaney Middle. Lexi Sunlight posted a staff-higher 13 kills, and Capri Davis extra 10 kills off the bench for the Huskers. Nebraska held CU to a .067 hitting percentage when hitting .181 on the night. NU had eight blocks, five of which arrived from Callie Schwarzenbach. Kenzie Knuckles experienced a match-superior 22 digs in her Husker debut, and Nicklin Hames had 35 assists and 15 digs to go with 4 aces.
 
Keeley Davis led the Jays with 13 kills, and Jaela Zimmerman added 12 kills and 10 digs.
 
Back in the Large O
The previous time Nebraska and Creighton achieved at the CHI Wellbeing Heart Omaha was Sept. 6, 2018, when the Huskers rallied previous a 2- deficit to gain 3-2 in the only five-established assembly concerning the two systems. A crowd of 14,022 followers watched the match, which remains the greatest frequent-season volleyball attendance total in NCAA record.
 
NU and CU have satisfied five periods at the Omaha facility, which has absent by 3 names considering the fact that its opening in 2003.
 
NEBRASKA/CREIGHTON MATCHUPS IN DOWNTOWN OMAHA
Date – Outcome
Sept. 24, 2006 — W, 3-1 at Qwest Centre Omaha
Oct. 5, 2008 — W, 3- at Qwest Middle Omaha
Aug. 31, 2010 — W, 3- at Qwest Heart Omaha
Sept. 15, 2015 — W, 3- at CenturyLink Center Omaha
Sept. 6, 2018 — W, 3-2 at CHI Health and fitness Middle Omaha
 
Husker-Bluejay Ties
Creighton assistant coach Angie Oxley Behrens was a four-yr starter at Nebraska from 1997 to 2000, taking part in for NU coach John Prepare dinner her senior time. She was a teammate of latest Nebraska Director of Functions Lindsay Peterson and was a member of the Husker crew that captured the 2000 NCAA Championship.
 
On top of that, Lindsay Krause and CU’s Megan Skovsende were being three-calendar year teammates at Skutt Catholic, in which they gained 3 condition titles jointly.
 
Up Following
Nebraska returns dwelling for one more top rated-20 matchup, participating in host to No. 20 Utah on Saturday, Sept. 11. To start with serve is set for 7:30 p.m., and the match will be streamed on Massive Ten Network+. John Baylor and Lauren Cook dinner West will have the radio phone on Huskers Radio Community.