Posted On: 02/15/18 4:15 PM

OMAHA – If you want to catch a glimpse of the future of Nebraska volleyball program, the 17 Open division at this weekend’s Asics President’s Day Classic at CenturyLink Center would be a great place to be.

Freshman Husker setter recruit Kennedi Orr of Northern Lights 171 highlights a loaded division this weekend which should feature some outstanding matches.

Here is a preview of the 17 Open division along with predictions on how I see it playing out this weekend.

Total Teams: 16

Format: Two pools of eight teams, the top two teams from each pool advance to the championship bracket.

Pool 1: Dynasty 17 Black, Nebraska Elite 17 TKO, Northern Lights 172, Minnesota North 171, CIA 17 Black, Nebraska ONE 17 Titanium, The Edge VBC 17 Walter, IPVA 17 Black.

Pool 2: Northern Lights 171, VCNebraska 17 Elite, Iowa Power Plex 17U Elite, Nebraska Juniors 171, Six Pack VBC 17U, Ozark Juniors 171, Oklahoma Charge 17 UA, Junior Bison VBC 17U Gold.

Top Teams & Nebraska Teams: Northern Lights 171 comes into the tournament ranked #6 nationally and as the favorite to win the title this weekend. And while the local interest might be in watching Orr, the team

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