Husker volleyball advances to Elite 8

Fourth-ranked Nebraska blocked and served their way to a sweep of No. 19 Michigan, 25-13, 25-16. 25-18 in the NCAA Seattle Regional semifinals Friday night.
The Huskers (30-2) will meet fifth-ranked Washington, a 3-0 winner over No. 18 Utah tomorrow night at 10:30 p.m. central for the right to advance to the national semifinals in Omaha. The match will be televised nationally on ESPNU.
Nebraska out-blocked Michigan, 11-2, as Lindsey Licht and Amanda Gates combined for 11 blocks and 15 kills. Licht led the Huskers with six blocks, while Gates had five blocks, including a personal-best three solo stuffs, and added eight kills on .615 hitting.