Ameritas Players Challenge Schedule Finalized

The Nebraska Athletic Department announced Friday that times for the final day of the 2010 Ameritas Players Challenge have been set.

The Huskers will take on No. 10 Illinois at the Bob Devaney Sports Center at 7 p.m., after Dayton and Western Michigan square off in the first match of the day at 4:30 p.m. Tickets for the Nebraska-Illinois match, the only volleyball match at the Devaney Center, will go on sale Tuesday, Aug. 3, at 8 a.m. online at, by calling the NU Ticket Office at 800-8-BIGRED or by visiting the Ticket Office between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays. The last three times the Huskers have played in the Devaney Center, the arena has sold out, including a NCAA regular-season record crowd of 13,870 last September.

The Huskers return six starters from a team that went 26-7 and was ranked fifth in the final 2009 AVCA poll. Nebraska returns three All-Americans, including two-time selection Sydney Anderson along with Brooke Delano and Tara Mueller.

Sept. 11 will be a busy day on campus, as the Husker football team will also be in action that day, taking on Idaho at 11:30 a.m.

2010 Ameritas Players Challenge Schedule
Day     Date    Opponent        Location        Time
Thursday        Sept. 9 Dayton  NU Coliseum     7 p.m.

Friday  Sept. 10        Illinois vs. Western Michigan   NU Coliseum     11 a.m.
                Illinois vs. Dayton     NU Coliseum     4:30 p.m.
                Western Michigan        NU Coliseum     7 p.m.

Saturday        Sept. 11        Dayton vs. Western Michigan     Devaney Center  4:30 p.m.
                Illinois        Devaney Center  7 p.m.

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