NU's Cook turns to fiery freshmen to deliver digs, add electricity
Brenna Lyles, second from left, and Justine Wong-Orantes, in the black jersey, have teamed with fellow freshman Alexa Ethridge to strengthen NU’s defense.
Posted: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 12:00 am
Updated: 1:12 pm, Thu May 8, 2014.
LINCOLN — Most freshmen in college sports tend to find life easier if they turn down the volume. Keep quiet, pay attention and maybe you get a few minutes of playing time between hauling water bottles.
But the three freshman defensive specialists on the No. 12 Nebraska volleyball team — Justine Wong-Orantes, Brenna Lyles and Alexa Ethridge — each have found a way onto the court at the start of the season by being heard as well as seen.
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Wednesday, September 11, 2013 12:00 am.
Updated: 1:12 pm.