Four NU Volleyball Players Selected for AVCA Team

Four NU Volleyball Players Selected for AVCA Team
Nebraska senior Kelly Hunter is a third-year captain, and the Huskers' first player to be named Big Ten setter of the year. (World-Herald News Service)

Four members of the Nebraska volleyball team earned selections to the American Volleyball Coaches Association All-North Region team on Tuesday, and Nebraska setter Kelly Hunter was named the AVCA North Region Player of the Year.

The four Huskers – Hunter, Annika Albrecht, Mikaela Foecke and Briana Holman – are now eligible for AVCA All-America awards, which will be announced next week. Foecke, Holman and Hunter are repeat all-region honorees, while Albrecht is a first-time all-region team member.

In other Husker women’s sports:

The Nebraska women’s basketball team will play its first regular-season game against Kansas since joining the Big Ten when the Huskers travel to Lawrence to face the Jayhawks on Wednesday. Tip-off at Allen Fieldhouse is set for 7 p.m.