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NU Notes: Schwellenbach Called up by Atlanta Braves
NU Notes: Schwellenbach Called up by Atlanta Braves

Former Husker Spencer Schwellenbach is set to become the 40th Nebraska baseball player to reach the Major Leagues after his contract was selected by the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday morning.

Huskers Close Week with 19 NCAA Championship Bids

Huskers Close Week with 19 NCAA Championship Bids

Nebraska track and field qualified four more athletes to the NCAA Championships on Saturday, bringing the total to 19 after four days at the NCAA West Preliminary Round in Fayetteville, Ark.

Josh Caron has 3-homer day, Nebraska defeats Indiana twice to reach Big Ten championship game

Josh Caron has 3-homer day, Nebraska defeats Indiana twice to reach Big Ten championship game

Josh Caron drove in four runs in the first game, Joshua Overbeek did the same in the second game and Nebraska defeated Indiana 4-2 and 10-4 to reach the championship game of the Big Ten Tournament.

Caron blasts 2 homers, Walsh throws complete game, Nebraska tops Indiana 4-2 in Big Ten

Caron blasts 2 homers, Walsh throws complete game, Nebraska tops Indiana 4-2 in Big Ten

Josh Caron hit two home runs and drove in all the runs and Will Walsh pitched a complete game as Nebraska stayed alive in the Big Ten Tournament with a 4-2 win over Indiana.

Huskers Add Five NCAA Bids on Friday

Huskers Add Five NCAA Bids on Friday

Nebraska track and field added five NCAA qualifiers on Friday at the NCAA West Preliminary Round in Fayetteville, Ark., bringing its total to 15 through three days.

McConnaughey strikes out career-best 11 and Nebraska advances to the Big Ten Tournament semifinals

McConnaughey strikes out career-best 11 and Nebraska advances to the Big Ten Tournament semifinals

Gabe Swansen went 4 for 5 with six RBIs, sophomore Mason McConnaughey had a career-best 11 strikeouts and No. 2 seed Nebraska beat seventh-seeded Ohio State 12-5 to advance to the Big Ten Tournament semifinals.

Huskers Punch Seven NCAA Tickets on Thursday

Huskers Punch Seven NCAA Tickets on Thursday

Nebraska track and field added seven NCAA Championship bids on Thursday at the NCAA West Preliminary Round in Fayetteville, Ark. After the second day at John McDonnell Field, the Huskers have 10 bids to the national meet.

Sears, Christo dominate on mound for Nebraska in 6-2 win over Purdue at Big Ten Tournament

Sears, Christo dominate on mound for Nebraska in 6-2 win over Purdue at Big Ten Tournament

Brett Sears and Drew Christo combined on a two-hitter and Nebraska defeated Purdue 6-2 in an elimination game at the Big 12 Tournament.

Ohio State blows out Nebraska in first round of Big Ten Baseball Tournament

Ohio State blows out Nebraska in first round of Big Ten Baseball Tournament

Nebraska opened play in the Big Ten Tournament with a 15-2 loss vs. Ohio State on Tuesday night at Charles Schwab Field in Omaha.

Sears, Huskers Receive Big Ten Accolades

Sears, Huskers Receive Big Ten Accolades

Nebraska’s Brett Sears, Mason McConnaughey, Tyler Stone, Case Sanderson and Drew Christo received All-Big Ten honors, the conference office announced Tuesday evening.

Carter Nelson finishes Ainsworth athletic career with long jump gold

Carter Nelson finishes Ainsworth athletic career with long jump gold

The Nebraska football signee placed third in the 200M dash won gold in the long jump at the state track and field meet.

Huskers Earn No. 2 Seed for Big Ten Tournament

Huskers Earn No. 2 Seed for Big Ten Tournament

Nebraska wrapped up its regular-season slate with an 11-6 setback at Michigan State on Saturday afternoon at McLane Stadium at Kobs Field.

Nebraska football stadium renovation is scaled back for now and won't begin until after 2025 season

Nebraska football stadium renovation is scaled back for now and won't begin until after 2025 season

Nebraska athletic director Troy Dannen has announced the massive renovation of Memorial Stadium has been downsized for the time being, meaning the south end of the stadium won’t be torn down after the 2024 season as originally planned.

Huskers Clinch Series in 11-3 Win at Michigan State

Huskers Clinch Series in 11-3 Win at Michigan State

Early offense and another strong performance from the Nebraska pitching staff helped the Huskers clinch the weekend series at Michigan State with an 11-3 win against the Spartans on Friday evening at McLane Stadium at Kobs Field.

Strong Pitching Pushes Huskers Past Spartans

Strong Pitching Pushes Huskers Past Spartans

Strong outings on the mound from Brett Sears and Caleb Clark led Nebraska to a 2-1 win at Michigan State on Thursday night at McLane Stadium at Kobs Field.

St. Clair Named Big Ten Men's Coach of the Year

St. Clair Named Big Ten Men's Coach of the Year

Nebraska track and field head coach Justin St. Clair was named the Big Ten Men’s Coach of the Year on Wednesday afternoon after a vote by the league's coaches.

Huskers to Battle Buffs Under the Lights in Lincoln

Huskers to Battle Buffs Under the Lights in Lincoln

Nebraska and Colorado will meet under the lights at Memorial Stadium this fall, with the game broadcast to a national audience by NBC. 

Husker Men Win Second-Straight B1G Outdoor Championship

Husker Men Win Second-Straight B1G Outdoor Championship

Nebraska men’s track and field won the Big Ten Outdoor Championship on Sunday at the U-M Track and Field Stadium in Ann Arbor, Mich. with 136 total points.

NU Notes: Brockett, Christo silence Hoosiers on Sunday

NU Notes: Brockett, Christo silence Hoosiers on Sunday

Nebraska remains alive in the Big Ten title race, as the Huskers came away with a 4-2 win vs. Indiana on Sunday afternoon at Hawks Field at Haymarket Park.

NU Notes: Hoosier Rally Stuns Huskers

NU Notes: Hoosier Rally Stuns Huskers

Nebraska plated a pair of runs in the eighth inning to grab a 5-3 lead, before a seven-run rally in the ninth handed the Huskers a 10-5 loss against Indiana on Friday night at Hawks Field at Haymarket Park.

NU Notes: Strand Takes Top 25 Finish at NCAA Regional

NU Notes: Strand Takes Top 25 Finish at NCAA Regional

Nebraska women's golfer Kelli Ann Strand closed the NCAA Cle Elum Regional with a final-round 76 to for 24th overall in a 66-player field on Wednesday.

Big Ten women's basketball schedule brings USC, UCLA to conference's easternmost schools

Big Ten women's basketball schedule brings USC, UCLA to conference's easternmost schools

The 14 current Big Ten teams each will play two women’s basketball conference games on the West Coast in 2024-25 and incoming members Southern California and UCLA each will play two games at the easternmost schools.

NU Notes: Brockett's No-Hitter Brings in Weekly Accolades

NU Notes: Brockett's No-Hitter Brings in Weekly Accolades

Junior Jackson Brockett has been named the Big Ten’s Pitcher of the Week and earned Pitcher of the Week recognition on the national level by D1Baseball and Perfect Game on Monday afternoon.

Huskers Suffer Setback in Series Finale

Huskers Suffer Setback in Series Finale

Nebraska fell short of completing its second series sweep on the road in Big Ten play, as the Huskers fell 6-2 at Minnesota on Sunday afternoon at Siebert Field in Minneapolis.

NU Notes: Huskers Sweep Denver in Kearney Spring Match

NU Notes: Huskers Sweep Denver in Kearney Spring Match

The Nebraska volleyball team swept Denver, 25-13, 25-12, 25-15 in front of a sold-out crowd of 5,094 at the UNK Health and Sports Center on Saturday afternoon. 

Mike Riley, former coach at Nebraska, will take over for Pat Chun on CFP committee

Mike Riley, former coach at Nebraska, will take over for Pat Chun on CFP committee

Former Oregon State and Nebraska coach Mike Riley has been named to the College Football Playoff selection committee.

Rienk Mast to miss next hoops season due to knee surgery

Rienk Mast to miss next hoops season due to knee surgery

University of Nebraska men’s basketball Coach Fred Hoiberg announced Thursday that Rienk Mast will undergo left knee surgery and miss the entire 2024-25 season.

Brockett Deals NU's First Nine-Inning No-Hitter Since 1954

Brockett Deals NU's First Nine-Inning No-Hitter Since 1954

Junior Jackson Brockett tossed the sixth individual no-hitter in Nebraska baseball history, and the first nine-inning no-hitter since 1954, in Nebraska's 8-0 win over Kansas State on Wednesday night at Hawks Field at Haymarket Park.

NU Notes: Huskers Add Braxton Meah to 2024-25 Roster

NU Notes: Huskers Add Braxton Meah to 2024-25 Roster

Nebraska Head Coach Fred Hoiberg announced Wednesday that Braxton Meah (pronounced MEE-uh) will join the Husker program in 2024-25.

Early Miscues Doom Huskers

Early Miscues Doom Huskers

A dropped flyball and a misplayed pop-up led to five unearned runs in the first, as the Huskers fell 9-5 at Creighton on Tuesday night at Charles Schwab Field in Omaha.

NU Notes: Series Sweep Eludes Huskers

NU Notes: Series Sweep Eludes Huskers

Nebraska won the weekend series but couldn’t complete the sweep, as the Huskers fell 4-1 in the series finale against Iowa on Sunday at Hawks Field at Haymarket Park.

NU Notes: Baseball vs. Iowa Suspended in the Sixth Inning

NU Notes: Baseball vs. Iowa Suspended in the Sixth Inning

Lightning in the sixth inning forced the suspension of Nebraska’s baseball game against Iowa at Hawks Field at Haymarket Park.

Quarterbacks highlight 2024 spring game

Quarterbacks highlight 2024 spring game

After weeks of spring practice, the long-awaited Red-White Spring Game finally took place on Saturday afternoon, with the white team edging the red team 25-22, as quarterbacks shined.

Huskers Launch “Nebraska Together” Apparel for Tornado Relief

Huskers Launch “Nebraska Together” Apparel for Tornado Relief

Nebraska Athletics has partnered with Fanatics, Best of Big Red, Lincoln Scheels, and local retailers to raise money for tornado relief efforts. 

NU Notes: Late Offense Propels Huskers Past Iowa

NU Notes: Late Offense Propels Huskers Past Iowa

Nebraska scored six unanswered runs and shut out Iowa over the last five innings to come away with a 7-4 victory over the Hawkeyes on Friday night at Hawks Field at Haymarket Park.

NU Notes: Rhule wants DC Tony White to stay a long time but knows head coaching job is in rising star's future

NU Notes: Rhule wants DC Tony White to stay a long time but knows head coaching job is in rising star's future

Nebraska coach Matt Rhule was one of Tony White’s biggest supporters when the defensive coordinator was connected to three head coaching jobs.

NU Notes: Red-White Spring Game Fan Information

NU Notes: Red-White Spring Game Fan Information

Nebraska will welcome fans to Memorial Stadium on Saturday for the annual Red-White Spring Game presented by FNBO. Approximately 54,000 tickets have been sold for the spring game as of Wednesday morning with tickets still available at Huskers.com.

NU Notes: Haven Fields Joins Nebraska Athletics Administrative Team

NU Notes: Haven Fields Joins Nebraska Athletics Administrative Team

Nebraska Director of Athletics Troy Dannen announced Tuesday that Haven Fields has joined Husker Athletics as Deputy Athletic Director/Chief Operating Officer.

Allick siblings picked as torch-lighters for Cornhusker State Games

Allick siblings picked as torch-lighters for Cornhusker State Games

The most popular pair of Husker sports siblings will be the torch-lighters at the state’s premier summer amateur sports event.

Huskers Add Connor Essegian to 2024-25 Roster

Huskers Add Connor Essegian to 2024-25 Roster

Nebraska men’s basketball coach Fred Hoiberg has announced that Connor Essegian will join the Husker basketball program for the 2024-25 season.

Ex-Nebraska women's basketball assistant coach denies sexual involvement with player who sued

Ex-Nebraska women's basketball assistant coach denies sexual involvement with player who sued

Former Nebraska women’s basketball assistant coach Chuck Love has denied ever having a sexual relationship with former Cornhuskers player Ashley Scoggin.

NU Notes: Huskers Lose Series Finale to Wolverines

NU Notes: Huskers Lose Series Finale to Wolverines

Michigan scored nine runs over the third and fourth innings to defeat the Nebraska softball team 11-3 in six innings Sunday in Ann Arbor.

NU Notes: Huskers Stifled on Saturday

NU Notes: Huskers Stifled on Saturday

Nebraska couldn’t overcome an early five-run deficit, as the Huskers fell 11-2 vs. Maryland on Saturday afternoon at Hawks Field at Haymarket Park.

Hong, Young lead Stanford men's gymnastics to 5th consecutive national title

Hong, Young lead Stanford men's gymnastics to 5th consecutive national title

Stanford’s Asher Hong won the vault, parallel bars and rings and teammate Khoi Young won the all-around title to help the Cardinal secure its fifth consecutive NCAA men’s gymnastics national championship.

Huskers Qualify to NCAA Championship Finals

Huskers Qualify to NCAA Championship Finals

The Nebraska men’s gymnastics team advanced to the NCAA Finals after finishing second with a score of 413.123 behind Stanford in first (417.389) during Session I of the qualifying round on Friday afternoon.

NU Board of Regents approve alcohol sales for Husker baseball, softball games at Haymarket Park

NU Board of Regents approve alcohol sales for Husker baseball, softball games at Haymarket Park

University of Nebraska Board of Regents met Friday to approve several items, including whether to permit alcohol sales at Haymarket Park for Husker baseball and softball games.

White Speaks on Defensive Intensity

White Speaks on Defensive Intensity

Nebraska defensive coordinator Tony White met with members of the media following Thursday’s practice.

NU Notes: Rally in Ninth Sinks Huskers

NU Notes: Rally in Ninth Sinks Huskers

Four runs in the top of the ninth inning sank Nebraska in a 6-4 loss vs. Creighton on Tuesday night at Hawks Field at Haymarket Park.

Greg Sharpe, voice of the Huskers, announces cancer diagnosis

Greg Sharpe, voice of the Huskers, announces cancer diagnosis

Greg Sharpe, the long time voice of Husker football and baseball, announced his cancer diagnosis on Monday night. 

NU Notes: Shelley Selected by Phoenix in WNBA Draft

NU Notes: Shelley Selected by Phoenix in WNBA Draft

Jaz Shelley became the first Husker graduate chosen in the WNBA Draft since 2014, when the three-time All-Big Ten guard was selected by the Phoenix Mercury with the 29th overall pick in the third round on Monday night.

NU Notes: Huskers Drop Series at Rutgers

NU Notes: Huskers Drop Series at Rutgers

No. 23 Nebraska dropped its first weekend series of the season, as the Huskers fell 6-4 at Rutgers on Sunday afternoon at Bainton Field.

McConnaughey, Huskers Even Series in 16-1 Rout

McConnaughey, Huskers Even Series in 16-1 Rout

Mason McConnaughey tossed seven scoreless innings and struck a career-high nine batters for the second time this year in No. 23 Nebraska’s 16-1 win at Rutgers on Saturday afternoon at Bointon Field.

Huskers Fall in Extras at Rutgers

Huskers Fall in Extras at Rutgers

Nebraska surrendered five unanswered runs in the final four innings to fall 7-6 in 11 innings at Rutgers on Friday night at Bainton Field.

Rhule Talks Depth, Development on Thursday

Rhule Talks Depth, Development on Thursday

Nebraska football head coach Matt Rhule met with members of the media following spring practice on Thursday.

Big Red Buzz holds special session

Big Red Buzz holds special session

Benning looks past Alberts' departure to football reckoning

Huskers fall to Kansas

Huskers fall to Kansas

Despite overcoming an early four-run deficit, the Huskers' rally came up short in a wild back-and-forth affair, as Nebraska fell 13-11 to Kansas at Hoglund Ballpark on Tuesday night.

NU Notes: Foley, Cooper Discuss Position Groups

NU Notes: Foley, Cooper Discuss Position Groups

Nebraska special teams coordinator Ed Foley and defensive backs coach Evan Cooper met with the media following the Huskers’ spring practice on Tuesday. 

Sears Tabbed Big Ten Pitcher of the Week

Sears Tabbed Big Ten Pitcher of the Week

Senior Brett Sears has been named the Big Ten’s Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced Monday afternoon.

NU Notes: Huskers Fall in Series Finale

NU Notes: Huskers Fall in Series Finale

No. 24 Nebraska fell behind early and couldn’t come back, as the Huskers fell 9-3 vs. Ohio State in the series finale on Sunday afternoon at Hawks Field at Haymarket Park.

Rhule Explains Spring Practice Takeaways

Rhule Explains Spring Practice Takeaways

Nebraska Head Coach Matt Rhule met with members of the media following spring practice on Saturday.

NU Notes: Six-Run Outburst Fuels Huskers to Series Win

NU Notes: Six-Run Outburst Fuels Huskers to Series Win

No. 24 Nebraska clinched its seventh weekend series in a row this season behind a six-run fifth inning in a 7-3 win vs. Ohio State on Saturday afternoon at Hawks Field at Haymarket Park.

Tominaga Helps West to All-Star Win

Tominaga Helps West to All-Star Win

Keisei Tominaga closed his college career by helping the West team to an 87-75 win the Reese’s NABC College All-Star Game Friday afternoon. 

NU Notes: Sears Twirls Two-Hit Complete-Game Shutout on Friday

NU Notes: Sears Twirls Two-Hit Complete-Game Shutout on Friday

Brett Sears tossed a two-hit complete-game shutout, as the 24th-ranked Huskers opened the weekend series vs. Ohio State with a 3-0 win on Friday night at Hawks Field at Haymarket Park.

Tominaga shines, wins 2024 college three-point contest

Tominaga shines, wins 2024 college three-point contest

In case you didn't know, Keisei Tominaga can shoot the three

NU Notes: Satterfield Speaks On Offensive Progress

NU Notes: Satterfield Speaks On Offensive Progress

Nebraska Offensive Coordinator Marcus Satterfield met with members of the media following spring practice on Thursday.