NEBRASKA HOME OPENER
SETS ALL-TIME NVA ATTENDANCE RECORD
WITH WIN OVER ST. LOUIS

SAN DIEGO, CALIF., The National Volleyball Association opened its fourth season on Saturday, February 1st, as a standing-room only crowd of more than 3,000 set the new NVA regular-season attendance record in Omaha.
The Nebraska Tornados (1-0) thrilled the local crowd with a 13-15, 15-9, 15-8, 18-20, 15-13 victory over the St. Louis Spirits (0-1). Pacing Nebraska was 1995 NCAA Player of the Year Allison Weston (31 kills), while Angelica Moore chipped in 22 kills for St. Louis.

In Salt Lake City, the Utah Golden Spikers (1-0) held off the visting Colorado Thunder (1-0), winning 15-11, 15-8, 15-5. Heather Collins led the Golden Spikers with 11 kills and former Brigham Young standout Amma Lindquist had nine kills for Utah. Former USA National Team member Penny Lucas-White had a team high 12 kills for Colorado.

The Arizona Flames will open its NVA home season this Saturday evening, February 8 against the Utah Golden Spikers at Pima Community College, slated for a 7:30 p.m. start. The Colorado Thunder's home opener is also this Saturday evening at Regis University in Denver against the Iowa Blizzard at 7:30 p.m.

A member organization of USA Volleyball, the National Volleyball Association is the premier women's professional indoor volleyball league in the United States. The players and the coaches in the NVA are many of the best in the game. The players include former and future Olympians, former and future National Team members, former NCAA All-Americans and pro beach players.

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