Mounds Swept By No. 1 Nebraska

Penn State

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at Penn State

11/2/2022 | 7 p.m.

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02 Nov (Wed) / 7 p.m.

at Penn State

LINCOLN, NE — The Terps fell to No. 1 Nebraska in three sets (16-25, 9-25, 19-25) on Saturday night in Lincoln.

Laila Ivey led the Terps with six kills, while Anastasia Russ had four kills and four blocks. Laila Ricks finished second with five kills and a team-best hit percentage of .417. Sydney Dowler’s 15 assists were a team high, and she added 11 digs, marking the fifth time she’s recorded double-digit digs this year. Milan Gomillion also scored 11 digs to extend her double-digit dig streak to 12 consecutive matches.

Despite trailing by two sets, the Terps were strong in the final frame and showed their resilience with a trio of 4-1 runs to be late in 17-18, making the final frame the most competitive.

The loss ended the Terps’ four-game winning streak, bringing them back to 13-11 overall and 4-8 in Big Ten play. Nebraska is now 19-2 and 11, respectively. Tonight also marked the first time Maryland faced a No. 1 team since 2017.

Next one

The Terps will remain on the road at 7 p.m. Wednesday, battling No. 13 Penn State. The match can be recorded on B1G+.

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