No. 1 Nebraska hit .357 and used 15 kills from Jordan Larson to sweep Iowa State, 3-0 (8-30, 24-30, 16-30), at NU Coliseum on Saturday night. The Huskers (11-0, 4-0 Big 12) out blocked the Cyclones (8-6, 2-2) 14 to 6.5 in the match.
"I was disappointed
in how we started," said head coach Christy Johnson. "We are a pretty good team
when we pass well but we struggle when we don't. I thought the second game was a
good indication of that."
In the first game,
jumped out to a 7-0 lead and hit .556 on its way to a 30-8 win. The Huskers
controlled the net, recording seven blocks in game one.
Jessica Klein had
two kills and Katie Churm led ISU defensively with four digs in the opening
The second game saw
the Cyclones take an early 10-6 lead before the Huskers stormed back, scoring
nine of the next 10 points and taking a 15-11 lead.
close the gap, cutting the Husker lead to one at 21-20 before
regained control, going on a 9-4 lead to win 30-24.
ISU hit .146 in the
game and Erin Boeve had five kills in the game to lead the Cyclones.
used a 4-0 run to open up a 10-5 lead and never looked back on its way to a
Boeve led the
Cyclones with 10 kills and Amanda Craig had 19 assists and 13 digs in the