A crowd of 8,000 strong witnessed the Huskers beat the Hawkeyes in four sets, marking the 28th time in their history Nebraska has defeated Iowa.The Hawkeyes remain winless against the Huskers.
Nebraska put together three dominant sets, except for set number two, which the Huskers lost 25-23. That marked the first time in 31 years that the Huskers had dropped a set to Iowa.
Nebraska’s game two loss came after the Huskers decimated the Hawkeyes in set one, 25-10. Sets three and four would test the Huskers little, as Nebraska cruised past Iowa in those games 25-15 and 25-11 respectively.
Mikaela Foecke was dominant in the match. Foecke hit .459 and had 20 kills. Jazz Sweet contributed 15 kills, and added a pair of blocks. Lexi Sun, the Texas transfer, had three service aces and 13 kills.
Nebraska has now won 14 matches straight, with their lone loss coming at the beginning of the season against Florida. The Huskers will take on the number five team in the country, Minnesota, Saturday night in Lincoln.