The Nebraska softball program has hired Ali Grant as its new Director of Operations, Head Coach Rhonda Revelle announced on Thursday, July 20.
Outfielder Rylie Unzicker cemented her status as one of the top incoming freshmen in the country when she was named a second-team high school All-American by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) on Friday, July
Incoming Nebraska freshmen Payton Huscroft and Rylie Unzicker both earned high school all-region accolades from the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) on Friday, June 30.
The Nebraska softball team continued its off-field success after three members were named Big Ten Distinguished Scholars on Wednesday, June 28, when the conference announced its highest scholastic honor team across all sports. Taylor Kadavy, Lotte Sjulin and Austen Urness each received the award for their academic achievements during the 2016-17 school year.
After leading Butler Community College to its second consecutive National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) championship last month, postseason accolades have continued to roll in for incoming Husker pitcher Regan Mergele.
Incoming Nebraska freshman Rylie Unzicker earned a trio of impressive honors in June. Unzicker was named the 2016-17 Gatorade Nebraska Softball Player of the Year on June 5, and she was also named a Premier Girls Fastpitch High School All-American.