Two Husker baseball players earned Big Ten Distinguished Scholar Awards on Wednesday.
Lincoln – Three members of the 2017 Nebraska baseball team heard their names called on Wednesday during the MLB Draft, as juniors Jake Meyers, Luis Alvarado and Scott Schreiber were all picked. Meyers was the first to come off the board when the Houston Astros took the third-team All-American with the 16th pick of the 13th round and two picks later Alvarado was taken by Seattle Mariners. Schreiber was picked in the 26th round by the Tampa Bay Rays, the same organization where is brother, Brad, is a member of the Rays' Double-A team.
After being taken in the 13th round of the MLB Draft on Wednesday afternoon, junior Jake Meyers also earned his second All-America award of the season as he was named a third-team All-American by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association. Last week Meyers was also named a third-team All-American by Baseball America. Meyers was the third-team utility pick by both Baseball America and the NCBWA.
Lincoln – The Nebraska baseball team saw one member of its most recent signing class get drafted on Tuesday, as Des Moines, Iowa, native John Swanda was taken in the fourth round of the MLB Draft by the Los Angeles Angels.
Junior Jake Meyers earned third-team All-America honors from Baseball America.
Senior Ben Miller was one of two Nebraska student-athletes to earn a 2017 Big Ten Outstanding Sportsmanship Award, when the honorees were announced on Wednesday.
The Nebraska baseball team (35-22-1) was eliminated from the NCAA Corvallis Regional after a 7-4 loss to Holy Cross at Goss Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
The Nebraska baseball team (35-21-1) lost its first-round game of the NCAA Regionals to Yale, 5-1, at Goss Stadium on Friday afternoon.
The Nebraska baseball team (35-20-1) heads to Corvallis, Ore., this weekend for NCAA Regionals.
Nebraska baseball team shares flight with two foes to Corvallis Region; Meyers finalist for Olerud Award; Freshman javelin thrower makes stunning leap to nationals
Junior Jake Meyers is one of five finalists for the John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award, announced by the College Baseball Foundation on Wednesday.
The Nebraska baseball team will make its 15th NCAA Regional appearance in program history, as the 64-team NCAA Tournament field was announced on Monday.