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Posted at 6:53 PM, Dec 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-17 19:53:22-05

In sixth grade Amber Rolfzen already had her future planned out. 

“Um I hope to play volleyball for the Huskers,” said a sixth grade Amber Rolfzen.

Amber’s twin sister Kadie had the same dream. 

"I don't know if they would have played if they couldn't play together,” said their dad Mark Rolfzen.

The Rolfzen’s parents realized their daughters were determined to make their dream a reality after coming back from a Huskers volleyball camp in 8th grade. 

“We kind of just nonchalantly asked them so how did camp go and they go well Coach Cook offered us a scholarship,” said Teresa Rolfzen. 

In the eighth grade Kadie and Amber Rolfzen were ready to commit.  Their dad Mark advised otherwise, but realized the twins weren’t budging. 

“They finally said look we are going there, we are not going anywhere else, so we might as well do this,” said Mark Rolfzen.

As the twins matured so did their game. 

At Papio South High School the girls only lost once during three straight season, all ending in state championships. 

Now juniors at Nebraska, the twins will be playing their biggest match yet. 

The Huskers are playing in the NCAA Volleyball Final Four in front of a sold out home crowd.  The Rolfzen’s are one step closer to what they’ve been working towards since the eighth grade.   

“They told Coach Cook when they first got there that winning a national championship would be their goal before they graduate and I think this team is pretty good and they can probably do that,” said Teresa Rolfzen. 

Nebraska takes on Kansas Thursday night at 8:30.