LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — The Nebraska volleyball team is picked to finish 2nd in the Big Ten in 2019 according to a preseason poll from league coaches. Wisconsin is predicted to win the conference.
The 2nd ranked Huskers had three players make the preseason All-Big Ten team: Lauren Stivrins, Lexi Sun & Nicklin Hames.
NU opens the season Friday August 30 at home against Creighton.
2019 PRESEASON ALL-BIG TEN VOLLEYBALL TEAM
Jacqueline Quade, SR., OH, Illinois
Erika Pritchard, Jr., OH, Maryland
Alexis Hart, Sr., OH, Minnesota
Taylor Morgan, Sr., MB, Minnesota
Stephanie Samedy, Jr., OPP, Minnesota
Nicklin Hames [huskers.com], So., S, Nebraska
Lauren Stivrins [huskers.com], Jr., MB, Nebraska
Lexi Sun [huskers.com], Jr., OH, Nebraska
Kaitlyn Hord, So., MB, Penn State
Jonni Parker, So., RS, Penn State
Kendall White, Sr., DS, Penn State
Blake Mohler, Sr., MB, Purdue
Sydney Hilley, Jr., S, Wisconsin
Dana Rettke, Jr., MB, Wisconsin
2019 BIG TEN PRESEASON POLL
4. Penn State
8. Ohio State
9. Michigan State