Husker beach volleyball team sweeps Missouri Baptist

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LINCOLN, Neb -- The Nebraska beach volleyball team swept Missouri Baptist, 5-0, at the Hawks Championship Center beach volleyball court on Wednesday. Nebraska improved to 3-4, while Missouri Baptist dropped to 3-2.

The Huskers' No. 1 pair, Kelly Hunter and Lauren Stivrins, swept Sarah Bolton and Marion Couraud 21-15, 21-14 to begin the day. Allie Havers and Jasmine Schmidt earned a 21-18, 21-9 win over Sarah Wilson and Kamden Maas at No. 5, and Chesney McClellan and Hayley Densberger decisively beat Sam Kurm and Georgia Park at No. 4, 21-11, 21-9.

At No. 3, Jazz Sweet and Sami Slaughter posted a 21-15, 21-18 win over Rachel Luebbers and Maggie Sorensen. The last official match went the Huskers' way as well, as Annika Albrecht and Kenzie Maloney defeated Mallory Moran and Maas, 21-8, 21-7.

Nebraska will now turn its attention to a spring break trip to Hawaii and California, as NU will play 12 matches over a stretch of eight days.

Nebraska 5, Missouri Baptist 0

1. Lauren Stivrins/Kelly Hunter (NEB) def. Sarah Bolton/Marion Couraud: 21-15, 21-14

2. Annika Albrecht/Kenzie Maloney (NEB) def. Mallory Moran/Kamden Maas: 21-8, 21-7

3. Sami Slaughter/Jazz Sweet (NEB) def. Rachel Luebbers/Maggie Sorensen: 21-15, 21-18

4. Hayley Densberger/Chesney McClellan (NEB) def. Sam Kurm/Georgia Park: 21-11, 21-9

5. Allie Havers/Jasmine Schmidt (NEB) def. Kamden Maas/Sarah Wilson: 21-18, 21-9

Exh. Marion Couraud/Rachel Poole (MBU) def. Anezka Szabo/Kash Williams: 21-15, 21-14