Lincoln – After senior Tanner Lubach was taken by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the ninth round of the 2015 MLB Draft on Tuesday, three more Huskers and two Husker signees heard their names called on Wednesday.
Lincoln – Senior catcher Tanner Lubach was picked by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the ninth round of the 2015 MLB Draft on Tuesday, marking the 37th straight year a Husker has been drafted.
Lincoln – Nebraska sophomore outfielder Ryan Boldt was named a third-team academic All-American on Thursday, as the 2015 Capital One Academic All-American Division I Baseball Team was announced by the College Sports Information Directors of American (CoSIDA). Boldt is the 17th baseball player in school history to earn the honor and the first since 2011 when Casey Hauptman was a second-team selection. Boldt also adds Nebraska's nation-leading total of 316 academic All-Americans.
The list below shows what summer ball team members of the Nebraska baseball team are playing for this summer. Not everyone on the NU roster is playing on a team this summer.
Minneapolis – The No. 8 seed Nebraska baseball team (34-23) had a 7-3 lead heading into the bottom of the eighth inning on Thursday afternoon at Target Field, but the No. 5 seed Michigan State Spartans (34-22) exploded for six runs in the frame on its way to a 9-7 victory that eliminated the Huskers from the Big Ten Tournament.
Minneapolis – The No. 8 seed Nebraska baseball team (34-22) had a 2-0 lead after the top of the sixth, but the No. 1 seed Illinois Fighting Illini (46-6-1) scored the game's final three runs for a 3-2 victory in the opening round of the Big Ten Tournament on Wednesday night at Target Field. With the win, the No. 5 nationally ranked Illini extended their winning streak to 27 games, the longest streak in the country this season.
Minneapolis – Eight members of the Nebraska baseball team were honored by the Big Ten Conference on Tuesday morning, including Tanner Lubach, Chance Sinclair and Ryan Boldt, who were each tabbed as second-team All-Big Ten performers by the league's coaches. Josh Roeder earned third-team honors, while Scott Schreiber, Luis Alvarado and Garett King were all named to the All-Big Ten Freshman Team. Senior Blake Headley was Nebraska's representative on the Sportsmanship Team.
Minneapolis - After the Nebraska baseball team (34-21, 9-14 Big Ten) finished the 2015 regular season at Illinois (45-6-1, 21-1 Big Ten) last week, the two teams will meet again in the first round of the Big Ten Tournament. The No. 8 seed Huskers and the No. 1 seed Illini are scheduled to play at 5:05 p.m. on Wednesday at Target Field, with the game carried nationally on the Big Ten Network.
What do you do when you're in Chicago and have an afternoon to kill? Find a baseball game at Wrigley Field of course.
Champaign, Ill. – The Nebraska baseball team held a 3-2 lead in the bottom of the fourth inning when rain put the game into a delay at 3:16 p.m. The teams waited for nearly two hours for the weather to clear, but at 5:07 p.m. the game was called. Since the fifth inning had not been completed, it's like the game had never been played. The game will not be finished and the Huskers end the regular season with a 34-21 overall record, including a 9-14 Big Ten record.
Champaign, Ill. – Four unearned runs on three errors in the bottom of the fourth came back to haunt the Nebraska baseball team (34-21, 9-14 Big Ten) on Friday night at Illinois Field, as the No. 5 Illinois Fighting Illini (45-6-1, 21-1 Big Ten) ran their nation-leading win streak to 26 games with a 10-9 victory. The Huskers scored the game's final five runs and had the tying run in scoring position with two outs in the top of the ninth, but Tyler Jay closed the door for his 12th save of the season. Saturday's game was scheduled for 6 p.m., but first pitch was delayed until 8:40 p.m. because of rain and lightning.