Husker volleyball bests Long Beach State in convincing sweep

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – The husker volleyball game against long beach state on Saturday featured a few familiar faces. Former Nebraska assistant coach Tyler Hildebrand and player Callie Schwarzenbach both returned to Nebraska.

Schwarzenbach, who transferred from Nebraska in January had a prolific four year career with the huskers tallying 368 kills in 97 games.

She received a standing ovation from the crowd during the starting line-ups, Schwarzenbach finished with 1 kill, 1 assist and 1 error after featuring in all three sets for long beach state.

Hildebrand also returned to Devaney where he had spent the last five years as an assistant for head coach John Cook, his time with the huskers included three trips to the elite eight and a national title in 2017.

Hildebrand returned to his alma mater this year for his first head coaching gig in college volleyball.

Despite good starts to each set from long beach state, the huskers took control of each late.

Whiteney Lauenstein led the huskers with 12 kills on the night, while Madi Kubik added eight as she passed 1,000 kills in her husker career.

Nebraska went on to sweep long beach state in three sets.

Next up for the huskers, they’ll host the Stanford Cardinals at the Bob Devaney Sports Center on Tuesday night.

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