About Brianna Ebel

Brianna covers the Mavericks for The World-Herald as part of the Sports Reporting Fellowship program. She is a junior at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She can be reached at briebel89@hotmail.com.

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Men’s Soccer: Grosey transferred to help Mavs become ‘elite’

Junior goalkeeper Matt Grosey left his junior college to join the UNO soccer team after meeting head coach Jason Mims.

Grosey was already a successful goalie at West Valley College in Saratoga, Calif., where he was the starting goalkeeper for two seasons and was named the Coast Conference goalkeeper of the year twice.

“That was probably the best experience I could have had soccer wise,” Grosey said. Playing at West Valley College “was really helpful for my career.”

But by transferring to join UNO’s newly established soccer program, Grosey would have the chance to be a leader and help “the program establish itself among the elite of U.S. soccer.”

“Mims wanted to bring in kind of experienced guys, older players who had college games under …

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Men’s Tennis: Frost refreshed but ‘a little rusty’

During his junior season with the University of Nebraska at Omaha tennis team, Matt Frost had a record-breaking year.

He became the first in school history to reach 22 career doubles wins, and he also tied for the most career singles wins with 19.

However, Frost did not add to those wins by redshirting in the 2011-12 season.

Frost, 22, now enters his redshirt senior season after taking a year off and completely stepping away from tennis. He said the break did not help his game at all, but that’s what people need to do sometimes.

“It kind of made me like it more just because I was getting a little burnt out,” Frost said. “I just needed a break for a little while.”

Frost …

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