Cornhuskers sweep UI volleyball

Cornhuskers sweep UI volleyball

LINCOLN, Neb. — Jocelynn Birks had 11 kills and Alexis Viliunas recorded 28 assists, but Illinois lost 25-21, 26-24, 25-12 to No. 11 Nebraska in front of 8,283 fans Wednesday night in Big Ten volleyball.

The Illini’s Jennifer Beltran posted 19 digs and moved into fifth all time in league history with 2,019 career digs.

With the loss, Illinois dropped to 9-12 overall and 5-6 in the Big Ten. The Cornhuskers improved to 16-4, 9-2.

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