The Nebraska softball program added to its nation-leading total of academic All-Americans on Thursday, when senior first baseman Mattie Fowler was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team.
The Nebraska softball team saw its 2016 season come to an end Saturday, as the Huskers fell to 15th-seeded Missouri, 9-0 in five innings in the championship game of the NCAA Columbia (Mo.) Regional.
Behind a pair of first-inning runs and a three-hit shutout from junior Cassie McClure, the Nebraska softball team blanked BYU, 2-0, on Friday in an elimination game at the NCAA Columbia (Mo.) Regional.
The 15th-seeded Missouri Tigers advanced to the championship game of the NCAA Columbia (Mo.) Regional on Friday, scoring multiple runs in each of their final three innings en route to an 8-0 six-inning victory over the Nebraska softball team.
unior MJ Knighten grounded an RBI single up the middle with the bases loaded and one out in the bottom of the seventh inning, lifting the Nebraska softball team to a 3-2 walk-off victory over Louisville in the opening game of the NCAA Columbia (Mo.) Regional.
Four Huskers were named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) All-Midwest Region team on Thursday, including three players who were first-team selections for the second straight year.
The Nebraska softball team faces Louisville on Thursday at 4:30 p.m. in a first-round matchup at the NCAA Columbia (Mo.) Regional. The game will be televised on ESPN2, and a free radio broadcast will be available on Huskers.com.
The Nebraska softball team received an at-large berth to the NCAA Tournament on Sunday, when the NCAA Selection Committee revealed the 64-team bracket live on ESPNU.
The Nebraska softball team nearly came back from a pair of four-run deficits but the Huskers' rally ultimately came up short in an 8-7 loss to Penn State in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament.
The Nebraska softball team opened the 2016 Big Ten Tournament with an 8-0, five-inning victory over Purdue on Thursday at Nittany Lion Softball Park.
The Nebraska softball team begins postseason play this week with the Big Ten Tournament at Nittany Lion Softball Park on the Penn State campus.
Three Nebraska softball players received All-Big Ten honors on Wednesday. Senior Kiki Stokes and junior MJ Knighten earned spots on the All-Big Ten first team, while senior Mattie Fowler garnered second-team accolades.