Height: 5'8"
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: Omaha, Neb.
High School: Millard South
Club: Nebraska Gold


Career Honors & Awards

  • Two-Time Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2018, 2019)

Freshman Season (2019)

  • Made six appearances, including one start as the designated player
  • scored one run and had one hit
  • Made her first appearance as a Husker against PItt in the final game of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge as a pinch hitter
  • Made her first-career start as the designated player in the series finale against Wichita State
  • Recorded her first-career hit in game two against Illinois, appearing as a pinch hitter
  • Drew her first-career walk and scored her first-career run in game two against No. 18 Minnesota, appearing as a pinch hitter

Redshirt Season (2018)

  • Redshirted during the 2018 season
  • Missed the year after suffering an injury

Before Nebraska (Millard South HS)

  • Capped her high school career with a dominant senior season for Millard South, helping the Patriots to the 2016 Class A state title, her third state title in four seasons
  • Posted a .420 career batting average with 32 doubles and 16 home runs
  • Was a first-team Omaha World-Herald All-Nebraska honoree and first-team Lincoln Journal Star Super-State selection as a senior
  • Posted a career year, setting school records with a .598 batting average and 17 doubles
  • Added eight home runs, 31 runs and 36 RBIs with a .636 on-base percentage
  • Spent the end of the season as the Patriots’ starting catcher, a position she had never played before after previously serving as Millard South’s starting first baseman
  • Hit above .350 as both a sophomore (.353) and freshman (.371)
  • Earned Class A honorable-mention all-state accolades from the Omaha World-Herald as a freshman after batting .371 with five doubles, two homers and 19 RBIs
  • In travel ball, contributed to Nebraska Gold’s 2015 ASA Gold 16-and-Under National Championship
  • Hit .400 with three doubles at the tournament while helping the Gold win the first national championship in state history


  • Majoring in advertising and public relations
  • Born on June 21, 1999
  • Daughter of Scott and Teri Huscroft
  • Has two brothers, Jake and Jered
  • Has one twin sister, Paige, who is 21 minutes younger
  • Favorite activity is talking
  • Favorite food is Jambalaya

Coach Revelle on Payton:

“Payton is a winner who continues to improve herself and her game. She is a high energy player who makes everyone else around her better. A leader and a friend to all, we are thrilled that Payton is a Nebraska Cornhusker."

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Highlights vs. Maryland - 4/26
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Highlights vs. Minnesota - 4/21