Husker volleyball opens on the road



The No. 10 Nebraska volleyball team begins the 2013 season this weekend at the Marcia E. Hamilton Classic hosted by Saint Louis University. The Huskers will open the weekend with a match against Louisiana-Monroe on Friday, Aug. 30 at 4:30 p.m., at Chaifetz (SHAY-fetz) Arena. Nebraska will then take on Auburn on Saturday, Aug. 31 at 10 a.m., before facing Saint Louis at 7 p.m.


Friday's meeting will be the first between the Huskers and Louisiana-Monroe.


The Huskers hold a 2-0 record over Saint Louis, last meeting in 2012. The last time the Huskers faced the Billikens, Nebraska won in three sets (25-13, 25-17, 25-18).


Nebraska and Auburn have met just once, with the Huskers leading the all-time series at 1-0. The Huskers faced the Tigers in the second round of the 2011 NCAA Tournament, winning in three sets (25-10, 25-17, 25-15).

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