This week in sports

UNO Athletics

Volleyball wins last game in Sapp

The UNO volleyball team played their last game in Sapp Fieldhouse on Friday, defeating South Dakota State 3-0 (25-12, 25-21, 25-11) in their sixth straight win.

Sophomore Sydney O’Shaughnessy led Omaha with her 18th double-double of the year. The Mavericks outhit SDSU .400 to .057 and had an attack percentage of .333, three times higher than the Jackrabbits’.

With the sweep, Omaha improved to 15-11 (10-3 Summit League). The Mavericks are now tied with IUPUI for second place in the conference behind Denver with three games left to play. Omaha squares off with Oral Roberts at 7 p.m. on Tuesday at Baxter Arena.

NET to broadcast three more hockey games

Nebraska’s PBS channel, NET, recently announced that in a partnership with UNO Athletics, the station will broadcast three more hockey games after broadcasting Saturday’s match with Minnesota Duluth.

The remaining games that NET will cover are Friday, Jan. 8 vs. Denver, Saturday, Jan. 23 vs. Miami (OH), and Saturday, Feb. 13 vs. Western Michigan. All of these games will begin at 7:07 p.m.


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