The Nebraska beach volleyball team opened its 2019 season with a 5-0 sweep of Missouri Baptist at the Hawks Championship Center in Lincoln.

The Huskers swept four of the five matches.

Nicklin Hames and Lauren Stivrins won 22-20, 21-16 as NU’s top duo before Madi Kubik and Mari Kurkova earned a 21-12, 21-16 victory in the second match.

Kenzie Knuckles and Jazz Sweet won the No. 3 match 21-13, 21-14; the No. 4 team of Megan Miller and Callie Schwarzenbach won 21-13, 16-21, 15-10; and Hayley Densberger and Anezka Szabo swept the fifth match 21-19, 21-13.

The Huskers will travel to San Diego to play seven matches Friday through Sunday.​

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