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Huskers defeat Texas State to advance in NCAA tournament

After weeks of anticipation, Nebraska finally opens play in the NCAA Volleyball Tournament in Omaha
The Nebraska volleyball team is playing in the NCAA Tournament in Omaha
The Nebraska volleyball team is playing in the NCAA Tournament in Omaha(KOLN)
Published: Apr. 15, 2021 at 3:06 PM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - On Thursday afternoon, the Nebraska volleyball team started its postseason quest to win another national championship with a dominating win.

The Huskers, who received the #5-seed, trounced Texas State in the second round to advance to the Sweet 16.

The Huskers won the first set 25-18, the second set 25-17, and the third 25-20.

Nebraskawas led by junior Madi Kubik with 13 kills, while Senior Lauren Stivrins had 10 and Lexi Sun had seven.

Junior Nicklin Hames contributed 43 assists and six digs.

Nebraska will play next on Sunday when they take on Baylor. The time of the match has yet to be determined.

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