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Re: For Alexi
Posted by alexi
on 1/12/2022, 8:33 pm, in reply to "Re: For Alexi
Nuckles, a fan favorite? Absolutely! Whitney is also fun to watch and she has it all. Always like to catch some Nebraska matches as they play such high quality volleyball. Looking forward to Tyler bringing high level volleyball back to LBSU.
I am in your camp that I would love Knuckles to join LBSU if she chooses to move on from Nebraska someday. She is a great player that would be a fan favorite for sure. I also like watching Nebraska's freshman outside Whitney Laurenstein since she is such a smooth athlete with great speed, effortless jump and beautiful arm swing.
Thanks for the explanation. To some degree I did misunderstand your comments. Have watched many of Nebraska's matches and with all their great players the one who impressed me the most was Nuckles. She is one of those special players that I thought would be a great addition if she decided to attend grad school away from Nebraska. Again thanks for taking the time to explain and I do appreciate you doing so.
I think you somehow mistook my comment on Nuckles. Let me provide some background to my thoughts. I thought the Beach was very good to WBB coach Jody Wynn. She slowly built the program up to having one really good year, and then jumped up to Washington. I understood that, I certainly understood her husband going with her. Since they had no guarantee of jobs here, I even understood taking her entire staff with her. But she also stripped the program of key recruits when she left, leaving Jeff with an extraordinarily bare cupboard. This left me thinking that this was a poor way to end what had been a good relationship. LB had paid her to re3cruit those players.
It seems to me that Nebraska was good to Tyler. I am really excited to see him come home. I want him to strip every high level transfer or recruit from every school out there that he can. If there is a kid on Nebraska's roster that wants to leave (such as our new MB), I am delighted to welcome them. But, it just seems to me that actively recruiting off the roster of the school where he seemingly had a good relationship, would be a poor way to repay the good experience he had there.
It was not my intent to bash you for hoping for a high level player like Nuckles, and if I was less clear than I intended I apologize. I think there is plenty of room to disagree on this too, these are just my thoughts.