Huskers finish record beach season
LINCOLN, Neb. (Nebraska Athletics) - The Nebraska beach volleyball team finished off its season with two sweeps on Saturday to finish with a 15-5 final record, the most wins in program history. The Huskers beat Irvine Valley College and Hope International University on Saturday in Irvine, Calif., both by 5-0 scores.
Nebraska’s beach volleyball program was founded in 2013, and the previous record for wins in a season was 12 in 2019. Ten of the Huskers’ 15 wins were sweeps.
On Saturday, Bekka Allick/Lexi Rodriguez and Ally Batenhorst/Bergen Reilly won all four sets they played. NU’s top pair, Allick and Rodriguez, won 21-7, 21-12 and 21-12, 21-5. Batenhorst and Reilly, playing at No. 3, won 21-16, 21-13 and 21-15, 21-13.
Merritt Beason and Harper Murray swept their Irvine Valley opponents, 21-13, 28-26, and battled to a three-set win against Hope International, 19-21, 21-9, 15-7. Laney Choboy and Lindsay Krause had a similar result, sweeping IVC 21-12, 21-6 and coming back to beat HIU, 15-21, 21-17, 15-13.
Nebraska 5, Irvine Valley College 0
Nebraska 5, Hope International University 0
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