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Nebraska Athletics | September 28, 2014

Break out the brooms

IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Eighth-ranked Nebraska spoiled Iowa's home opener with a 25-21, 25-13, 25-16 sweep at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Saturday night. 

The Huskers, playing just their second true road match of the season, moved to 8-3 overall and 2-0 in conference play, both wins coming against the Hawkeyes (8-5, 0-2 Big Ten). 

Alicia Ostrander and Amber Rolfzen paced the Husker attack with 11 kills. Kadie Rolfzen had nine and Melanie Keil had six. Mary Pollmiller recorded 33 assists and two service aces. Justine Wong-Orantes had a team-high 13 digs. Iowa was led by Lauren Brobst's nine kills.

The Huskers hit .378 on the night and held Iowa to a .167 clip. Nebraska outdug Iowa 31-26 and served up six service aces to just one for Iowa.

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