The Maverick Volleyball team went 0 for the Dakotas last weekend, dropping a pair of matches against South Dakota State and North Dakota State.
Starting a college career between the pipes against a nationally ranked program is a lot to ask of any freshman. But in the championship of the Ice Breaker tournament in Kansas City, UNO called on the highly touted Anthony Stolarz to do just that.
For a team that had yet to show any mental toughness, Friday's loss to Drake was a step forward for the UNO volleyball team. Coaches and players don't like to talk about moral victories.
One of the stand out features of this year's Maverick Volleyball team is youth. All but two of the team's 13 players are sophomore or freshman. So as expected most of the season will be devoted to development.
The state of Nebraska is no stranger to the Olympic spirit. In the last few years, local athletes have had many of us following the games closely and searching for constant updates on our hometown Olympians.
Sophomore golfer Mitch Ryan, the youngest returning member of the University of Nebraska at Omaha's golf team is starting the season with a more 'left' leaning approach. Similar to PGA, left handed golfer Phil Mickelson, Ryan has decided to ditch the driver.