Honors & Awards
Hedley regularly competed as the fourth bowler in Nebraska's five-player starting rotation as a sophomore in 2013-14, helping set up two-time first-team NTCA All-American Lizabeth Kuhlkin in key matches.
Nebraska Coach Bill Straub said he expects to use Hedley in a similar role throughout her junior season in 2014-15.
A leader on and off the lanes, Hedley claimed academic All-Big Ten honors in 2014, while also earning selection to the inaugural Tom Osborne Citizenship Team.
Hedley helped the Huskers to a team title at the Central Missouri Women’s Invitational (Feb. 28-March 1) by finishing eighth in the individual standings with a 209.4 average. She notched a high game of 235 during the tournament.
Hedley helped the team catch fire early in the season at the Big Red Invitational (Nov. 21-23). She recorded a strike in the second game of the tournament that helped earn a victory over eventual NCAA Champion Sam Houston State. She also notched a pair of strikes in the Huskers’ first game against Arkansas State. Her efforts helped push the Huskers to a team title in front of the home crowd at Sun Valley Lanes.
Hedley also drove the team to a fifth-place finish among 29 teams at the Music City Classic in Nashville, Tenn. She finished 25th in the individual standings and recorded a 197.5 average with a high of 235. She fueled the Huskers to a 20-5 record for the weekend.
A standout off the lanes as well, Hedley earned academic All Big-Ten honors and was named to the inaugural Tom Osborne Citizenship Team, which honors student-athletes for their outstanding commitment to community service.
A mainstay in the starting lineup for Nebraska throughout the season, Hedley produced a 190.6 average as a freshman while helping the Huskers capture the 2013 NCAA championship.
Hedley’s best performances came early in the campaign at NU's first two tournaments. She bowled her way to a 202.2 game average including a high score of 235 at the Crusader Classic, before adding a 201.8 average at the Track Kat Klash.
A standout in the classroom as well, Headley earned spots on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the fall and spring semesters of 2012-13.