All Sports - Archives 2016-17

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Ben Miller savoring final one postseason run
Baseball 05/23/2017

Senior first baseman pleased he returned for senior season, where positive approach has helped Huskers to top of Big Ten

Huskers Battle Boilermakers in Big Ten Tournament
Baseball 05/23/2017

After capturing its first Big Ten regular-season title in program history, the Nebraska baseball team enters the Big Ten Tournament with the No. 1 seed in Bloomington, Ind., this week.

Post-Eligibility Program Receives National Award
Post Eligibility Opportunities 05/23/2017

Nebraska Athletics' Post-Eligibility Opportunities (PEO) Program will be awarded the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Chevron Award on Wednesday, June 7th in Las Vegas, recognizing PEO as the nation's most innovative program in the college career services field for 2017.

Huskers Set for NCAA West Preliminary Round
Track and Field 05/23/2017

The Nebraska track and field team will compete at the NCAA West Preliminary Round in Austin, Texas this week. The action at Mike A. Myers Stadium gets underway on Thursday at 11 a.m., Friday at Noon and Saturday at 1 p.m.

Six Huskers Earn Big Ten Honors, Erstad Named Coach of the Year
Baseball 05/23/2017

Six Nebraska baseball student-athletes and Head Coach Darin Erstad were honored by the Big Ten Conference on Tuesday, as the league office released the 2017 All-Big Ten Honors.

Going deep: The real first Husker from Delaware
Football 05/22/2017

Dan Barkley popped pads against the best as a 1979 walk-on; Huskers keep pedal down in winning Big Ten baseball title; Softball signee wins national JUCO championship

Hagge Named Big Ten Freshman of the Week
Baseball 05/22/2017

The Big Ten Conference released its final weekly awards for the 2017 baseball season on Monday and Nebraska freshman outfielder Mojo Hagge was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week. The Omaha native hit .462 (6-for-13) last week at Penn State, helping the Huskers win their first ever Big Ten regular-season title. Hagge is the first Husker freshman to earn a weekly honor since Matt Waldron last season on May 24.

Mergele Leads Butler to Second Straight NJCAA National Title
Softball 05/20/2017

Incoming Nebraska pitching recruit Regan Mergele completed her junior college career on Saturday by leading Butler (Kan.) Community College to its second straight National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) national title with a win over Salt Lake Community College in St. George, Utah.

Huskers Knock Out PSU to Capture Big Ten Crown
Baseball 05/20/2017

The Nebraska baseball team hammered 18 hits in a 21-3 win over Penn State to capture the Big Ten regular-season title on a rainy Saturday afternoon at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park.

Huskers Top Penn State in Game Two, 3-1
Baseball 05/19/2017

The Nebraska baseball team (33-18-1, 15-7-1 Big Ten) stays in contention for a Big Ten title after notching a 3-1 win over Penn State at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park on Friday night.

Huskers Stunned by Nittany Lions in Ninth Inning, 8-7
Baseball 05/18/2017

The Nebraska baseball team (32-18-1, 14-7-1 Big Ten) fell to Penn State (18-35, 4-18 Big Ten) in the series opener, 8-7, at Medlar Field at Lubrano Park on Thursday night.

Altavilla brings grit, competitiveness from hockey
Baseball 05/18/2017

Minnesota native Angelo Altavilla chose baseball over hockey, but the sports share some traits that's spelled success for Nebraska infielder