Pro Volleyball Night: USA’s Volleyball Capital Reaffirms Its Status After Securing Top Two Attendance Records

Published 02/04/2024, 12:30 AM EST

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There’s a reason why Nebraska continues to produce some of the country’s best volleyball talents year after year. While the Huskers are considered one of the nation’s most revered programs, the state’s professional volleyball scene is also showing incredible potential already. As the Real Pro Volleyball rages on, Nebraska once again makes the headlines as it continues to draw fans in flocks to fill the stadiums en masse.

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During the opening weekend of the women’s professional volleyball league, Nebraska fans set a new attendance record of 11,624. As the Supernovas took on the Atlanta Vibes, fans showed their determination to make sure that any team in the country containing the name “Nebraska” continues to plague their opponents. Now, it looks like the future of volleyball is in safe hands in Cornhusker State as fans attain yet another milestone.

Nebraska’s volleyball fans rally behind their team once again

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The Omaha Supernovas took on the San Diego Mojo at the Nebraska city today. While the hosts’ fixation on registering their first win of the league was apparent, the crowd played their part more than well enough to provide an additional boost. As per a recent social media post by Hurrdat Sports in X, 11,403 fans gathered at the CHI Health Center to help the Omaha team overcome its initial slump in the newly introduced volleyball league.

@OmahaSupernovas holds the top two attendance records for U.S. pro women’s volleyball,” reads the caption of the post further, indicating the data from the opening weekend. “No sophomore slump for the Supernovas“, wrote volleyball pundit Lincoln Arneal in his own Twitter post, where he shared the sonorous announcement by Hurrdat Sports.

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The Huskers have dominated the collegiate volleyball scene for quite some time. In last year’s NCAA championship, the Nebraska University team looked more threatening than ever before until the Texas Longhorns managed to put an end to their 5-game winning streak in the finals. However, the state’s professional team looks to be finally finding its feet as they came back in a resolute manner to chalk up their first victory.

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Omaha Supernovas open their winning streak

Despite one of their star players having to leave the court because of an injury, the Supernovas were in no mood to be held back by the adversities. The Omaha Team swept past the San Diego Mojo on Saturday with 25-17, 25-18, and 25-22. The Nebraska squad picked up 44 kills, including 5 aces, showing just how much the first win meant for the team.

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The Supernovas are set to play the host this Wednesday once again as the Las Vegas Thrill makes their way to the Nebraska city. Now, it waits to be seen if the fans continue to show up in numbers to make sure their team has all the steam in the engine they need.

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Diptarko Paul

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Growing up, I didn’t really have an interest in Olympic sports, but it was always something intriguing. As I found the means and the opportunity to explore its world, I found sports like volleyball, and track & field to be something that had tons to offer instead of just scoring through kills and sprinting toward the finish line. Whether it is Nebraska Huskers dominating the court or Noah Lyles maintaining his winning spree on the tracks, these two sports never fail to serve adrenaline rush to their spectators.
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