Mary Weatherholt and Patricia Veresova cruised to wins in the top singles and doubles spots to lead No. 16 Nebraska to a 5-0 sweep of Wichita State on Friday in the first round of the national women’s tournament at the NU Varsity Courts.
With the victory, Nebraska improved to 23-5 on the year and advanced to an NCAA second-round match against No. 57 UNLV (20-7). The Rebels moved on to the second round with a 4-3 upset of No. 27 Tulsa earlier Friday. The Huskers will be gunning for their first-ever NCAA Sweet 16 appearance.