All Sports - Archives 2016-17

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Pepin: Recruiting Was Maxwell's Biggest Strength
Track and Field 06/22/2017

Take a quick glimpse at the picture above with Billy Maxwell wearing his red hat and Gary Pepin focusing in on what is very likely an identical thought. The ultra-close friends/catalysts behind

Huskers Capture National Academic Honors
Swimming and Diving 06/21/2017

The Nebraska women's swimming and diving team continued to climb in national prominence both in the water and in the classroom in 2016-17, after receiving multiple scholastic honors from the Collegiate Swimming Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) on Wednesday, June 21.

Elliott Moving to Analyst; Booker Named Assistant
Football 06/20/2017

Nebraska Head Football Coach Mike Riley announced today a change to the Husker coaching staff. Due to personal reasons that recently arose, Assistant Coach Bob Elliott will not be available to work on

Rolfzen, Wong-Orantes Make U.S. Pan Am Cup Team
Volleyball 06/15/2017

The U.S. Women's National Team has announced its 14-player roster for the 12-country Pan American Cup being staged June 17-25 in Peru. Former Husker All-Americans Amber Rolfzen and Justine Wong-Orantes were named to the squad.

Three Huskers Taken in MLB Draft
Baseball 06/14/2017

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.

Meyers Tabbed as NCBWA Third-Team All-American
Baseball 06/14/2017

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.

Thiele Storms to State Amateur Crown
Women's Golf 06/14/2017

Nebraska sophomore Haley Thiele carded back-to-back rounds of two-under-par 70 to dominate the field on her way to the 2017 Nebraska Women's Amateur title on Tuesday at Wild Horse Golf Club in Gothenburg.

Swanda Taken in Fourth Round by Angels
Baseball 06/13/2017

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.

Huskers in the Academic All-America Hall of Fame
Academics 06/12/2017

The CoSIDA Academic All-America Hall of Fame honors former college student-athletes who have excelled in their professions and made substantial contributions to their communities. To be eligible for the Hall of Fame, a candidate must have been a CoSIDA Academic All-America team member who graduated at least 10 years prior to their nomination for induction.

Burroughs, Green Make U.S. World Team
Wrestling 06/10/2017

Jordan Burroughs and James Green each earned a spot in the World Wrestling Championships with their performances at the USA Wrestling World Team Trials at the Devaney Center on Saturday night.

Two Huskers Earn Second-Team All-America Honors
Track and Field 06/10/2017

Nebraska track and field student-athletes Angela Mercurio and Petra Luteran earned second-team All-America honors on the final day of the NCAA Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field.

Huskers Earn Three More Second-Team All-America Honors
Track and Field 06/09/2017

The Nebraska track and field team earned three more second-team All-America honors on the men's final day of competition at the NCAA Outdoor Championships at Hayward Field on Friday.