Former Husker Jordan Larson had 12 kills in helping lead the Americans to a 25-19, 25-20, 17-25, 20-25, 15-12 triumph.
Indoors and on the sand, former Husker volleyball players competing at the Tokyo Olympics are undefeated through the first six days of competition.
Middle blocker Haleigh Washington scored 11 points and was a perfect 10-of-10 hitting as the United States women’s national team used its entire 14-player roster in sweeping Mexico 25-8, 25-15, 25-14 on Wednesday on the second day of the NORCECA Women’s Continental Championship pool play in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Nebraska basketball signee Yvan Ouedraogo had his best game of the FIBA U18 European Championship Wednesday as his French national team improved to 3-0 in pool play.
Nebraska seniors James Palmer and Glynn Watson will be playing basketball this weekend at the Final Four in Minneapolis.
It has been four weeks since the United States women’s volleyball team left Lincoln after playing three matches to start the FIVB Volleyball Nations League, and the Americans have only lost once in 12 matches in the tournament since leaving and moving on to Japan, Thailand, China and Argentina.