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Weekend Forum: Kelly Hunter, Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach at Nebraska

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Kelly Hunter, New Assistant Women’s Volleyball Coach at Nebraska

In announcing Hunter's recent appointment, Cornhusker Head Coach John Cook said, "Kelly has been an important part of Nebraska volleyball for eight years, and we're happy to announce her promotion to a full-time assistant coach on our staff. She is one of the best leaders I've ever been around, and she knows what it takes to be a national champion, which only benefits our student-athletes."

Hunter set the Huskers to national championships in 2015 and 2017 and was a two-time All-American. She was named co-most outstanding player of the 2017 NCAA Championship with teammate Mikaela Focke after the Huskers beat Florida in the national title match.

Hailing from Papillion, Hunter came to the program as a Husker legacy, as her mother, Lori (Melcher) Hunter, was also a setter at NU from 1977-80.

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