Storylines plentiful: Cyclones host Huskers

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The Iowa State volleyball team hosts Nebraska tonight at Ames High School and the storylines are plentiful and very intriguing.

It’s #11 hosting #4.
It’s a border rivalry.
It’s the Big 12 opener for two of the championship contending teams.
It’s the last time Nebraska travels to Ames as a member of the Big 12.
It’s a former assistant coach facing her old boss.
It’s a former All-America setter playing her alma mater.
It’s Cyclones vs. Huskers.

If you don’t have tickets already, then you’re out of luck. The match is a sellout.

ESPNU will, however, show the game live to its national audience.

The Cyclones’ 7-1 mark to open the season is impressive. But, it’s even more remarkable when you factor in a summer flood that left the Cyclones “homeless.” To get a perspective of how Coach Christy Johnson-Lynch and her club have handled adversity, clink on this link (http://tinyurl.com/29etqo6) for a neat story.

Reader feedback is welcome at 2minutetimeout@iastate.edu. You can also follow me on Twitter at: twitter.com/SteveMalchow

 

 

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