Huskers Volleyball Extends Winning Streak to 8

Huskers Volleyball Extends Winning Streak to 8
Sidney's Kelsey Hobbie goes up for a spike. (Photo Courtesy: World-Herald News Service)

The No. 6 Nebraska volleyball team won its eighth straight match with a 25-11, 25-15, 25-16 sweep of Maryland on Wednesday in front of a crowd of 8,031 at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.

The Huskers (21-4, 14-1 Big Ten) served a season-high 10 aces to thwart the Terrapins (16-11, 5-10 Big Ten). Nebraska outhit Maryland .406 to .081. It was the second-best hitting performance of the season for the Huskers and their best in Big Ten action. Nebraska has now won 26 straight matches at the Devaney Center, the longest active streak in NCAA Division I.

Nebraska hosts Rutgers on Sunday at 2 p.m. Sunday is Military Appreciation Day and the Huskers’ annual Toys for Tots drive.