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Wallace Named Gatorade Player of the Year Wallace Named Gatorade Player of the Year
Softball 06/04/2018

Pitcher/infielder Courtney Wallace, who will be freshman on the Nebraska softball team in the fall, has been named Nebraska's Gatorade Softball Player of the Year. Wallace adds this honor to a PGF Regional All-America award, which she earned in May.

13 Huskers Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors 13 Huskers Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors
Softball 05/30/2018

13 Huskers earned Academic All-Big Ten Honors, announced by the conference on Wednesday.

Fischer, Wallace Named PGF Regional All-Americans Fischer, Wallace Named PGF Regional All-Americans
Softball 05/23/2018

Infielder Carson Fischer and pitcher/infielder Courtney Wallace, who will both be freshmen on the Nebraska softball team in the fall, have been named Regional All-Americans by Premier Girls Fastpitch.

Jablonski, Simmons Earn NFCA All-Region Honors Jablonski, Simmons Earn NFCA All-Region Honors
Softball 05/17/2018

Two Nebraska softball student-athletes were recognized as all-region players by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association on Thursday.

Spartans Top Huskers, 4-3, in Big Ten Tournament Spartans Top Huskers, 4-3, in Big Ten Tournament
Softball 05/10/2018

Madison, Wis. --- The Nebraska softball team (31-23) had to attempt a come-from-behind victory against Michigan State (25-25) on Thursday in the first round of the 2018 Big Ten Softball Tournament, but the Huskers were unsuccessful, falling to the Spartans by a score of 4-3. NU fell behind 4-0 at the end of the third. The Huskers fought back, scoring three runs in the fourth, but it wouldn't be enough. The Huskers had plenty of opportunities to put the Spartans away though. Nebraska left 11 runners on base and went 3-for- 13 with runners in scoring position.

Huskers Look For B1G Run in Conference Tournament Huskers Look For B1G Run in Conference Tournament
Softball 05/09/2018

The Nebraska softball team (31-22, 9-13 Big Ten) begins postseason action on Thursday when the team plays Michigan State (24-25, 10-11 Big Ten) at 4:30 CT in the first round of the 2018 Big Ten Softball Tournament at the Goodman Softball Complex in Madison, Wis.

Four Huskers Earn Conference Honors Four Huskers Earn Conference Honors
Softball 05/08/2018

Four Huskers were honored by the Big Ten, announced by the conference on Wednesday. Sophomore infielder Tristen Edwards was a unanimous first-team pick. Senior utility player Kaylan Jablonski and junior outfielder Alyvia Simmons earned second-team honors for the second consecutive year, while senior pitcher Caitlin Bartsch earned the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award.

Huskers Close Regular Season with Win Over IlliniPlay Huskers Close Regular Season with Win Over Illini
Softball 05/06/2018

Urbana, Ill. --- The Nebraska softball team (31-22, 9-13 Big Ten) snapped an eight-game losing streak on Sunday, beating Illinois (36-17, 13-8 Big Ten) by a score of 6-3. Nebraska scored four runs in the third and added two more insurance runs in the seventh to end the regular season with a win.

Huskers Fall to Illini, 6-2 Huskers Fall to Illini, 6-2
Softball 05/05/2018

Urbana, Ill. --- The Nebraska softball team (30-22, 8-13 Big Ten) hit two homers in the top of the seventh in an attempt to come back from a six-run deficit against Illinois (36-16, 13-7 Big Ten). However, the attempt came up short, as the Huskers dropped game two of the series on Saturday by a score of 6-2.

Husker Homers Not Enough, Illini Get Walk-Off Win Husker Homers Not Enough, Illini Get Walk-Off Win
Softball 05/04/2018

Urbana, Ill. --- The Nebraska softball team (30-21, 8-12 Big Ten) hit two homers in an attempt and pull off a come-from-behind win against Illinois (35-16, 12-7 Big Ten) on Friday night. Despite a tough battle, the Huskers fell to the Illini by a score of 5-4, after a walk-off single in the seventh.

Huskers Close Regular Season with Fighting Illini Huskers Close Regular Season with Fighting Illini
Softball 05/01/2018

Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska softball team (30-20, 8-11 Big Ten) closes the regular season this weekend when it travels to Illinois (34-16, 11-7) to face the Fighting Illini May 4-6. Game one will be played Friday at 5 p.m. Game two will be Saturday at 1 p.m. and the series finale will be Sunday at noon. All three games will be available on Huskers.com (radio) and FloSoftball/BTNPlus (subscription required).

Badgers Silence Huskers, 11-2 Badgers Silence Huskers, 11-2
Softball 04/29/2018

Lincoln, Neb. --- The Nebraska softball team (30-20, 8-11 Big Ten) fell to Wisconsin (25-19, 9-8 Big Ten) by a score of 11-2 on Sunday afternoon in six innings.