New-wave at NU as practice on sand begins
Morgan Broekhuis chases down a ball during practice as the Nebraska sand volleyball team held their first practice after announcing it would become a new women’s sport. They practiced at the Hawks Chapionship Center in Lincoln, NE., Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013.
Posted: Thursday, January 10, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Temperatures hovered in the upper 30s and a light, cold drizzle fell outside the first practice of the latest college sand volleyball team on Thursday. But inside the Hawks Championship Center, on a makeshift bed of sand, Hayley Thramer could visualize the possibilities.
“It’s all in what you imagine around you,” said Thramer, a Nebraska middle blocker. “Instead of red walls, you picture the beach.”
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Thursday, January 10, 2013 12:00 am.