Lincoln, NE (Learfield) -- The third-ranked Golden Gopher volleyball team lost a five-set match yesterday at top-ranked Nebraska.

Minnesota won the first set, fell in the second and third sets, tied the match with a fourth-set win, but fell 15-8 in the fifth set. The Gophers fell to 15-4 overall and 7-3 in the Big Ten. Nebraska is 18-1 overall and 9-1 in league play.

The Gophers will host Rutgers on Friday night. Penn State will visit the U of M Sports Pavilion on Saturday night.