Haggerty Pairs with Olympian May-Treanor, Huskers Fall to #2 LBSU

By: Courtesy: NU Media Relations
By: Courtesy: NU Media Relations

Long Beach, Calif. – The No. 9 Nebraska sand volleyball team fell 4-1 to No. 2 Long Beach State on Tuesday afternoon. After a day off following the USAV pair’s tournament over the weekend at the Chula Vista Olympic Training Center, the Huskers took to the sand for showdown with another top-five team.

Nebraska picked up a win from the No. 2 pair of Amber Rolfzen and Hayley Thramer as they beat Chelsea Cabrajac and Bre Mackie in three sets (12-21, 21-16, 16-14).

Alexa Strange and Kelsey Robinson fell to Long Beach State’s No. 1 duo of Caitlin Ledoux and Tara Roenicke 21-18, 21-18. At the No. 3 spot, Delainey Aigner-Swesey and Libby Fontanilla defeated Alicia Ostrander and Kelsey Fien 21-13, 21-14.

Cecilia Hall and Kadie Rolfzen fell 21-17, 21-13 to Lauren Minkel and Jocelyn Neely in the match-up at No. 4, while Morgan Broekhuis and Sheridan Zarda were defeated 21-15, 21-9 at the No. 5 spot by Tyler Jackson and Janisa Johnson.

The highlight of the day came when three-time Olympic gold medalist and Long Beach State alum Misty May-Treanor took to the sand to play with Meghan Haggerty at the No. 6 spot.

The Huskers will travel to Irvine, Calif., tomorrow for a pair of matches against Irvine Valley College and Loyola Marymount at 3 p.m. CT.

Courtesy: NU Media Relations

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