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Nebraska Athletics | September 14, 2014

Huskers dominate

“"Lincoln, Neb. -- No. 11 Nebraska dominated from start to finish in a 3-0 sweep (25-9, 25-12, 25-15) of Colgate to wrap up the Ameritas Players Challenge on Saturday night at the Bob Devaney Sports Center.

The Huskers (5-2) posted the top record at the tournament, finishing 2-0 to run their winning streak to five matches. Colgate dropped to 3-4. 

Kadie Rolfzen paced the Huskers with 14 kills and five blocks and took home MVP honors. Justine Wong-Orantes, Kelsey Fien and Amber Rolfzen were also named to the All-Tournament Team. Amber Rolfzen had 11 kills against Colgate and hit .500, matching her career high.

As a team, Nebraska hit a season-high .450 on the night, surpassing its previous best of .398 against Eastern Kentucky on Sept. 6. Defensively, the Huskers also put together their best all-around effort of the season, holding the Raiders to a .035 hitting percentage, the lowest total for a Husker opponent this season. Diane Seely led Colgate with 11 kills on 20 attacks for a .500 hitting percentage. The rest of her team hit -.108 combined.

 

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