he Nebraska Volleyball team is on a 17-day trip to Japan and Asia, where they are playing seven matches against top professional teams from the Japanese and Chinese leagues. The Huskers left Lincoln on June 15 and are spending the first week in Japan before leaving for China on June 22. Nebraska will return home on July 2 after touring sites like Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and the Great Wall of China toward the end of the trip.
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Nebraska vs. Toray Arrows – Thursday, June 20
Nebraska scrimmaged Toray Arrows in front of Toray’s team employees on Thursday, June 20. The Huskers went with a young lineup with true freshman Nicole Drewnick setting. Toray, the runner-up in the Japanese league this season, won both sets of the scrimmage, 25-17, 25-17. Capri Davis had seven kills for the Huskers in the match, and NU combined for 11 blocks. “We did a really good job blocking but struggled with attack and sideout,” Head Coach John Cook said. “We’ll get another chance to play on Friday and see if we can improve in those areas.”