The Badgers defeated No. 5 Nebraska 3-1 as well as No. 8 Ohio State 3-1. With their win over Nebraska Friday night, Wisconsin also clinched the Big Ten championship title, their fourth consecutive conference title.
In front of a sold out crowd, Wisconsin snapped Nebraska’s 10-game win streak in just three sets. The tensions were high heading into this match as the last time these two teams faced each other was the 2021 NCAA National Championship, in which the Badgers took down the Cornhuskers 3-2.
Wisconsin is now the second place team in the conference after two more wins over the weekend. The Badgers bested Michigan State (3-0) in Madison Friday night and then traveled to Michigan on Sunday to win (3-1) their sixth away game.
With two conference wins over the weekend, against Iowa and No. 24 Michigan, Wisconsin stays second in the Big Ten – tied with Ohio State and behind the only undefeated team, Nebraska.
The Badgers take their second win on the road as they beat the Boilermakers in a thrilling four-set match. Earlier on in the week they swept Indiana in Bloomington with a dominating performance.
On Friday night, Wisconsin defeated No. 9 Penn State in an easy sweep at the UW Field House. Sunday afternoon, they proceeded to take down Illinois in a thrilling five set match.
After opening the Big Ten season 1-1, the No. 8 Badgers volleyball team returns home to face No. 12 Penn State and Illinois.
Wisconsin took down Northwestern in three consecutive sets to set the tone for their conference. The Badgers then traveled to Minnesota to face the No. 8 ranked team in the nation on Sunday night – where they fell 0-3 to the Gophers.
The No. 4 Wisconsin Badgers hosted the No. 16 Florida Gators in the first Kohl Center volleyball game in 24 years. Although the Badgers broke the NCAA attendance record for a regular season game, they fell to the Gators in five sets.
With a few matches played in the 2022 season, the Wisconsin Badgers have already begun their quest to defend last year’s national championship. The loss of key players will create challenges, but the Badgers have repeatedly shown what it takes to sustain success.
Missed the final match? No worries; Cardinal sports reporter Taylor Smith will catch you up with her thrilling recount of the final match.
The Badgers will kick off their NCAA Tournament play this Friday at the UW Field House against the Colgate University Raiders.
Wisconsin returns home to face Purdue and Northwestern for the second time this season, with Purdue being a highly anticipated shot at redemption.
The Badgers dominated on the road yet another weekend in a row, defeating both Iowa and Northwestern in three sets each.
Wisconsin hits the road for another busy weekend of match-play, starting with the Wildcats on Friday night and followed by the Hawkeyes on Saturday night.