Nebraska & Creighton volleyball move up in rankings

September 11, 2018 GMT

The Nebraska volleyball team jumped from seventh to fourth in the AVCA rankings.

They won two matches last week by beating Creighton 3-2 on Thursday and Iowa State 3-0 on Sunday. The 6-1 Huskers returns to action this weekend when they host the Husker Invite. They play Central Michigan on Friday and New Mexico & Missouri State on Saturday. The 6-3 Creighton Bluejays jumped from 14th to tenth in the rankings. They lost to Nebraska 3-2 last Thursday, beat Iowa State on Friday 3-1, and then topped Wichita State 3-1 on Sunday. The Bluejays return to action this weekend when they compete in the Illini Classic in Champaign, Illinois. They face Lipscomb on Friday and Northern Iowa & eighth ranked Illinois on Saturday. BYU is the new number one followed by Stanford, Texas, Nebraska, and Penn State.