Nebraska sweeps Texas in 3 sets for NCAA volleyball title

Dec 19, 2015 10:29 PM by Associated Press

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Freshman Mikaela Foecke had 19 kills, Amber Rolfzen added 10 and Nebraska won its fourth NCAA volleyball championship with a three-set sweep of Texas on Saturday night.

Cheered on by a tournament-record crowd of 17,561 at CenturyLink Center, 50 miles from Nebraska's Lincoln campus, the Cornhuskers (32-4) ended a five-match losing streak against the Longhorns (30-3).

Kelsey Fien punctuated the Huskers' big night when she slammed a set from Kelly Hunter. Fien went to her knees as her teammates swarmed the court.

Foecke was named Most Outstanding Player of the final four. Nebraska also won national titles in 1995, 2000 and 2006.

Yasmeen Bedart-Ghani led the Longhorns with 11 kills, and Amy Neal added 10.

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