Schedule Change for Ameritas Player Challenge

The Nebraska Volleyball team announced scheduling changes to the upcoming Ameritas Players Challenge on Sept. 12-13. The changes were made after the announcement that Nebraska-New Mexico State football game on Sept. 13 will kickoff at 6 p.m.

On Friday, Sept. 12, the second-ranked Huskers will take on No. 24 LSU at the Bob Devaney Sports Center beginning at 6 p.m. or 30 minutes following the contest between New Mexico and St. John's which has been moved to a 3:30 p.m. start.

Over 11,500 advance tickets have been sold for the match and remaining tickets in the upper bench areas are $8 and can be purchased online at, by calling the NU Ticket Office at 800-8BIGRED or visiting the Ticket Office (located across the street from Memorial Stadium) during regular business hours. Groups of 20 or more can purchase packages in advance for $6 a ticket by contacting the NU Ticket Office.

On Saturday, Sept. 13, the scene shifts back to the NU Coliseum for two matches. The consolation match will take place at 12:30 p.m. with the championship match now set for 3 p.m., giving fans a chance to see the volleyball match and the football game that evening. Saturday's matches are already sold out.

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