Nebraska volleyball’s Cook named coach of the year; players honored

December 28, 2018

Nebraska volleyball head coach John Cook was named national coach of the year by VolleyballMag.com yesterday, and three Huskers were chosen to the website’s All-America teams.

Cook led the Huskers to the final four for the fourth straight season, as the Huskers also advanced to the national title match for the third time in the last four years. Early in the season, Cook became the tenth active Division I head coach and 27th all-time to reach 700 career wins. Senior outside hitter Mikaela Foecke and sophomore middle blocker Lauren Stivrins were named first-team All-Americans by VolleyballMag.com. Senior libero Kenzie Maloney was named a second-team All-American, and freshman setter Nicklin Hames received honorable mention.

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