Nebraska's Mikaela Foecke (2) spikes the ball against Texas' Yaasmeen Bedart-Ghani (27) during the NCAA women's volleyball tournament finals in Omaha, Neb., Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

BEVO BEAT Volleyball

Texas falls to Nebraska for national title

Posted December 19th, 2015


OMAHA — Eying their second national title in four seasons, the Texas volleyball team came up short on Saturday at CenturyLink Center.

Facing a Nebraska squad that was energized by a spirited home crowd, the Longhorns fell in three games, 23-25, 23-25, 21-25.

In game one, Texas gave away five points on service errors.


In game two, Texas went ahead 21-20 after ripping off four points in a row. That forced Nebraska to call timeout, and the Cornhuskers scored four of the next five points. The final point came when Texas’ Paulina Prieto Cerame hit a ball long.

Texas opened game three up 3-0 and led 13-12 before Nebraska went on a 5-0 run. 

Nebraska (32-4) wins its fourth NCAA title and its second against Texas (1995).

Texas finishes the season 30-3.

News on Bevo Beat is free and unlimited. Access to the rest of is included with an Austin American-Statesman subscription in addition to and the ePaper edition. Subscribe today at