“Epic” match ahead: Nebraska in for a fight against Wisconsin for National Championship

Published: Dec. 17, 2021 at 4:34 PM CST|Updated: Dec. 17, 2021 at 4:48 PM CST
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - Nebraska volleyball head coach John Cook, Lauren Stivrins, Nicklin Hames and Kenzie Knuckles spoke to the press on Friday prior to Saturday’s game.

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The Nebraska volleyball team will play for the program’s sixth national championship on Saturday. The Huskers will face 4th-seeded Wisconsin at 6:30 p.m. at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. The match will be televised on ESPN2.

Saturday’s NCAA Final is a rematch of the 2000 national championship match, won by Nebraska in five sets over the Badgers in the final season of sideout scoring in college volleyball.

Nebraska (26-7) advanced to the NCAA Finals with a 4-set win over Pitt in the Final Four late Thursday night.

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