The Huskers are set to add 19 newcomers to the 2015 roster.
Photo by Scott Bruhn/Nebraska Communications

Huskers Set to Add to 2015 Roster

By NU Athletic Communications

The Nebraska Track and Field team announced the addition of 19 signees following National Signing Day last Wednesday. The Huskers’ signing class includes seven men and 12 women who will be set to join the Huskers next fall. The Huskers also announced the addition of two non-scholarship student-athletes to next year's roster.

The group includes an assortment of event specialists from seven different states and three different countries. The group also has 11 in-state products who will join the Huskers.

Among the newcomers, the Huskers will welcome 10 state champions, a Gatorade State Track & Field Athlete of the Year, a Hungarian National Champion, a Spanish Juniors Champion and numerous state and school record holders.

Husker Signees

Sam Bransby- Naperville, Ill. (Naperville Central)
                Middle Distance- 200: 21.70, 400: 48.73
Cam Holmes- Brandon, S.D.(Brandon Valley)
                Sprints- 200m: 21.93; 400m: 48.39
Wyatt McGuire- North Platte, Neb. (North Platte)
                Distance- 2013 Nebraska Class A State Champion- Cross Country
Jake Paulsen- Cozad, Neb. (Cozad)
                Sprints/Multi- 100m: 10.60, 200m: 21.50, High Jump: 6-7 (2.00)
Jacob Smith- Minooka, Ill. (Minooka)
                Sprints- 200m: 21.75, 400m: 48.30
Connor Turnage- Highlands, Ranch, Colo. (Highlands Ranch)
                Jumps- Triple Jump: 49-1 ½ (14.97)
Colton Vahle- Wisner, Neb. (Wisner-Pilger)
                Jumps- High Jump: 6-8 (2.03)

Elizabeth Carpino- Lee’s Summit, Mo. (Lee’s Summit North)
                Distance- 2013 Missouri Class 4 Cross Country- seventh-place finisher
Kendall Cast- Aurora, Ill. (Metea Valley)
                Distance- 3,200m: 11:06
Asia Cole- Fort Osage, Mo. (Fort Osage)
                Throws- Shot Put: 47-2 ½ (14.38), Discus: 150-1 (45.74)
Reka Czuth-  Pécs, Hungary (Leőwey Klára Gimnázium Pécs)
                High Jump/Multi- High Jump: 5-10 ¾ (1.80), Long Jump: 19-6 (5.94), Pentathlon: 5,121
Karlye Cygan- Lincoln, Neb. (Lincoln Southwest)
                 Pole Vault- 11-8 (3.55)
Jacquelyn Dam- Arlington, Neb. (Arlington)
                Distance- 1,600m: 5:39.20
Kristen Dowell- Edwardsville, Ill. (Edwardsville)
                Sprints/Hurdles- 100h: 14.10, 300h: 42.77
Grace Geiger- Overland Park, Kan. (St. Thomas Aquinas)
                Distance- 2013 Kansas 5A State Cross Country- third-place finisher
Haley Harsin- Syracuse, Neb. (Syracuse)
                Middle Distance- 800m: 2:14.65
Samantha Liermann- Wisner, Neb. (Wisner-Pilger)
                Throws- Shot Put: 45-3 (13.79)
Alex Meyer- Superior, Neb. (Superior)
                Throws- Discus: 149-4 (45.51)
Morgan Pieri- Prior Lake, Minn. (Lakeville South)
                Jumps- High Jump: 5-8 (1.72)
Cora Salas Planas- Sant Cugat del Vallès, Spain (Centre d’alt Rendiment)
                Jumps- Long Jump: 20-3 ¾ (6.19)
Tori Sutter- Beatirce, Neb. (Beatrice)
                Throws- Shot Put: 43-9 (13.33), Discus: 129-9 (39.54)
Shauna Tweedy- Wahoo, Neb. (Wahoo)
                Jumps- Long Jump: 15-6 3/4 (4.74), Triple Jump: 36-3 1/2 (11.05)

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