Louisville Volleyball Stays Undefeated With Huge Road Win At 6th-Ranked Nebraska

Louisville volleyball is looking like a true national championship contender. In their third top 10 matchup in just over a week, the Cards went on the road and defeated 6th-ranked Nebraska in straight sets 3-0.

The Cards are now 10-0 on the season. They might make their way into the top 3 after the massive success theyโ€™ve had recently.

Going on the road to face a powerhouse blue blood like Nebraska is no easy task, but the Cards handled the Cornhuskers with little trouble. Louisville dominated the first set and took it 25-17. In the second set, the Cornhuskers made things a little more difficult, but eventually they won it 25-20. The third set was pretty much all Cards as they won 25-18.

Redshirt junior Aiko Jones, sophomore Anna DeBeer, grad student Tori Dilfer, and grad student Anna Stevenson led the way for UofL. Jones recorded 10 kills, 2 aces, and 7 blocks. The 2 aces by Jones were the only ones recorded by Louisville in the match while her 7 blocks led the team. Stevenson led the team in kills with 11. She also recorded 6 blocks and 1 assist. DeBeer has 10 kills and 13 digs. Tori Dilfer led the team in assists with 34 and added 4 digs. Elena Scott led the team in digs with 14.

Another top 10 matchup, another match won for Louisville volleyball. Itโ€™s official. Coach Dani Busboom Kelly has her Cards red hot and she has positioned them as a legitimate contender for a national championship. In fact, hereโ€™s some stats our site leader Jeremy Wahman found to illustrate just how great the team has been this season:

The Cards return home to open conference play against the Miami Hurricanes on Friday, September 24th at L&N Federal Credit Union Arena. The Hurricanes will enter the contest at 9-1. Their only match loss came against UCF.

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