I’ve been looking for opportunities to get Riley in in games and I was really going to try to do that in the second half. The alleged victim claimed it was non-consensual. With Davis on the shelf, Nebraska has starters Lexi Sun and Kubik at outside hitter with 6-foot-5 freshman Riley Zuhn, who has split her practice reps between outside hitter and middle blocker, on the bench. So why did Cook decide to announce that she won’t be playing? A little over three months later, it was reported that both of the players had been “found to have violated the school’s sexual misconduct policies and face a 2½-year suspension from the university.”. Nebraska sophomore outside hitter Capri Davis will take an indefinite medical leave of absence from the volleyball program effective immediately, the Athletic Department announced on Wednesday. A former Nebraska volleyball player, Capri Davis, is one of the seven plaintiffs in that suit.

Two months later, ESPN.com has reported that nine women have filed a separate lawsuit naming the University of Nebraska as the defendant. She’s also been practicing at middle blocker. But she had missed six matches this season battling injury and illness, according to a statement from the Athletic Department. Husker volleyball/women's basketball reporter. “Riley will now focus on being an outside hitter, which is what we recruited her for … I have total confidence in Riley,” Cook said. The University of Louisville is pausing all team-related football activities -- rescheduling Saturday's game at Virginia -- due to an increase in COVID-19 cases among players and staff. Brent has worked at the Journal Star for 14 years. Sophomore outside hitter Capri Davis will take an indefinite leave of absence, Nebraska volleyball announced on Wednesday night. The lawsuit also alleges that school officials made errors in their investigations of some of the women’s reports and did not provide academic help. Their criminal cases are still pending. Zuhn has played in nine matches and 16 sets.

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Former Nebraska volleyball player Capri Davis has signed to ... Husker Athletics employees of pushing a student-athlete to use social media to denounce false rumors that she was pregnant. When asked if there is a chance Davis will play again this season, Cook said he didn’t know. The No. 5 Nebraska volleyball team saw one streak end but extended a few more Friday night in a 3-1 win over Indiana in Bloomington, Indiana. All rights reserved. The lawsuit states that the university “handled sexual misconduct complaints against student-athletes in a different manner than how other complaints were handled.”. Email notifications are only sent once a day, and only if there are new matching items. A former UH and Spring High School football player has been identified as the person who was shot and killed at a high-rise apartment in Midtown Houston. With Davis on the shelf, Nebraska has starters Lexi Sun and Kubik at outside hitter with 6-foot-5 freshman Riley Zuhn, who has split her practice reps between outside hitter and middle blocker, on the bench. As a freshman, Davis appeared in 26 matches (including three starts) and 69 sets, averaging 1.14 kills per set on .171 hitting. Davis has been a backup, and hasn’t played in every match. The extended suspension stemmed from an alleged rape of an NU student on Aug. 25 and, even as a police investigation remained open, no criminal charges had been filed. We cannot comment on the specifics of any Title IX investigation or on pending litigation.”, In late August of last year, Nebraska confirmed that the two football players, Hunt, a wide receiver, and LeGrone, a tight end, had been indefinitely suspended by the program for unspecified reasons. As a freshman, Davis appeared in 26 matches (including three starts) and 69 sets, averaging 1.14 kills per set on .171 hitting.

The Nebraska volleyball team this season is one of the closest and best groups that coach John Cook can remember in 20 years as the head coach. His beats include Nebraska volleyball, women's basketball and high school soccer and cross country. She played against Michigan State and Michigan but did not see the court in the team’s last two matches. His love of basketball can best be described as an obsession and if you need to find him, he’s probably in a gym somewhere watching, coaching or playing hoops. You can cancel at any time. The Huskers (15-2, 7-1 Big Ten) will head to Indiana this weekend to take on the Hoosiers on Friday and Purdue on Saturday. 5 Nebraska volleyball becoming more complete with improving offense, Slow-starting Huskers dominate after opening set to beat Indiana 3-1, Nebraska volleyball team grieving after weekend death of graduate student manager, John Cook on the radio: Nebraska-Penn State match will have top-10 teams and star middle blockers, Husker volleyball's spring barnstorming tour, Watch: Nebraska Final Four post-match news conference, A montage of the Husker volleyball team's line dance, Watch: Nebraska volleyball news conference from Minneapolis. She had played primarily in a rotation with freshman outside hitter Madi Kubik, providing an offensive spark in the front row. The Mansfield, Texas native played in nine of Nebraska’s first 17 matches of the season. The Nebraska volleyball team is known for its defense, and that’s probably not changing.

Every case is difficult and investigated based on the information made available. Free and open election coverage when you register today! Please subscribe to keep reading. UofL football hits pause on all activities due to COVID-19 concerns. Nebraska being sued by former female athletes, other women for alleged mishandling of sexual misconduct complaints originally appeared on College Football Talk, Like us on Facebook to see similar stories, US coronavirus: More than 100,00 new Covid-19 infections reported, the most cases in a single day since pandemic's start, Restaurants and bars owned by celebrities, Munroe football confident, collected, heading into postseason. Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device. One of the women named in the lawsuit filed Monday is former Nebraska volleyball player Capri Davis, who also was part of a lawsuit filed in April against the NCAA. “She works her tail off, she is very resilient, she plays two positions, she never complains, she does what she trains to do.

Freshman Riley Zuhn will now focus on training to play outside hitter.

Twice, Davis, who has since transferred to Texas, and the unidentified female student-athlete went to the school’s Title IX office regarding the groping incident. Nebraska volleyball player taking medical leave of absence. After learning that Hunt and LeGrone were accused of raping a student, the pair went to the Title IX Office a third time.

“The additional six reports date back to the summer of 2018, with three of the alleged assaults occurring in the same UNL dorm room,” the Omaha World-Herald wrote at the time. Nebraska’s next match is on Friday at Indiana. Nebraska sophomore outside hitter Capri Davis will take an indefinite medical leave of absence from the volleyball program effective immediately, the Athletic Department announced on Wednesday. She missed the next two weeks (five matches) with an abdominal injury before returning to the court against Stanford in mid-September. So this will give her a little bit more opportunity to do that. A native of Mansfield, Texas, Davis had played in nine matches this season with 38 kills, 12 blocks and 11 digs. Nebraska and its football program are once again in the midst of a legal imbroglio. And so we’ll talk about it when she comes back.”. “We have a strong Title IX process and are confident in it. In April of this year, both Hunt and LeGrone were expelled from the university. As it relates to the incident that resulted in their arrests, Hunt and LeGrone have claimed that any sexual activity was consensual. Davis had a season-high 10 kills in the season-opening win against Creighton.

Neither time, the first suit states, was the incident investigated as required by law. Davis, a 6-foot-1 sophomore from Mansfield, Texas, has played in nine matches and 27 sets this season off the bench. Several Big Bend area high school football teams look to punch their ticket to the postseason by winning their play-in games this Friday night. This time, an investigation was launched. Davis was at practice on Wednesday but was not in drills, and then the Huskers had a team meeting after practice. Davis put up a season-high 10 kills in the team’s opener against Creighton then followed that up with eight kills against UCLA. There was a problem saving your notification. We threw her in there today and she did great. It was reported earlier this offseason that “[s]even women, including three female athletes, are suing the NCAA, alleging the organization failed to protect them from alleged sexual assaults by male college athletes despite having an obligation to do so.” That lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan.

Coach John Cook didn’t have any more details to offer on her status after the team’s practice on Wednesday. That case was refiled in a Michigan state court in May. The new legal action alleges “that the school mishandled complaints of sexual assault and harassment, including reports involving accusations against at least five athletes.”  From ESPN‘s report: The lawsuit filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Nebraska alleges violations under the Title IX gender equity law, as well as racial discrimination, negligence and lack of due process.

She did not play against Rutgers while dealing with an illness but was back in the lineup when the Huskers returned home from New Jersey to take on Wisconsin. You can help support our work by becoming a subscriber today. violated the school’s sexual misconduct policies, an additional six sexual assault reports have been filed. Nebraska announced on Wednesday evening that sophomore outside hitter Capri Davis is taking an indefinite medical leave of absence from the team, effective immediately.