The Huskers volleyball schedule is in. The athletic department is planning for 100 percent capacity for all home fall sporting events. Online season ticket renewals for volleyball will be available within the next two weeks.
The Huskers come back to outscore Northeastern 8-2 over the final five innings to advance in the Fayetteville regional. Nebraska will face the overall number one seed in college baseball tomorrow Arkansas.
The Huskers will take on Northeastern Friday night at 7 p.m. in the Arkansas regional. Nebraska is a team that pushed to host a regional, no issue without being selected, but they just went from a team that was in the discussion of being in the top 16 to being placed in the Fayetteville regional with the overall number one seed in the tournament.
The Huskers enter a potentially monumental weekend with an 8-5 win at Indiana. Big Red baseball came into Friday night with a game and a half lead in the Big Ten, directly in front of Indiana after Michigan lost earlier in the night.
There typically aren’t high expectations for the hitters at the bottom of the line up in the eight and nine holes. Brice Matthews and Griffin Everitt have their own idea about that, combined they were six for nine, with six runs batted in and scored five runs.
Despite a long drought of 11 scoreless innings, the Huskers take three of four in New jersey against both Rutgers and Indiana. The first two games were against the Hoosiers, the final two were against the Scarlet Knights with the last one this morning.
The right man in the right spot. Will Bolt had Gunner Hellstrom pinch-hit in the bottom of the ninth in a tie game against Indiana. With one out and runners at the corners, the job was clear, either deliver a hit or make sure the ball goes deep enough to score Spencer Schwellenbach who was 90 feet away from the plate.
History will be made on September fourth when Fordham comes to Lincoln to play the Huskers. Sounds exciting right, the two programs will play for the first time. What really will matter is this, Nebraska will surely come away with a win and the Rams will head back to New York with $500,000. That’s what they will be paid to play this game.
It was a success, the Huskers avoided significant injuries and treated an estimated 40,000 fans at Memorial Stadium to a dramatic finish. After a deep pass that moved the ball to the 25-yard line in the final seconds, the coaching staff decided to extend the spring game one more play.
No doubt most of the mystery is on the offensive side of the ball at the skill positions. With Markese Stepp out for the spring, we will find out who has made the biggest improvement since last season ended at running back.
As the Huskers completed their final spring practice and addressed the media, the biggest piece of news came from head coach Scott Frost who announced Thomas Fidone suffered a non-contact knee injury in practice and is scheduled for surgery on Thursday.
In exactly two weeks, roughly 45,000 fans will enter Memorial Stadium for Nebraska’s spring football game. Before that, 4,000 fans got their first in-person look at the Huskers since 2019 on Saturday when the team hosted an open practice.
After a length 19 day layoff the Huskers were sharp against Texas State winning in three sets, 25-18 25-17 25-20. A team that just beat Baylor two weeks ago and coincidently that’s who Nebraska will play next. That match will be Sunday at CHI Health Center in the regional semifinals.
As expected things are going well halfway through spring camp, seven practices down and seven to go before the spring game on May 1st. Scott Frost says the team is anxious to practice Saturday in front of fans at Memorial Stadium.
Nebraska locks up a ninth win in ten games beating Maryland 6-2 at Hawks Field. Big Red improves to 14-5 which is now good enough for a game and a half advantage over both Michigan and Ohio State. The Wolverines started the day a half-game back but lost to the Buckeyes.
Following the fifth spring practice Scott Frost said Ben Stille is not participating in the 14 practices this month after having surgery. Ben will be back for the fall and with a player who has as much experience as Ben, the focus is on preparing for the season.
It’s been 109 days since the Huskers last turned the ball over, also the last time the team played but the pain feels fresh. Mario Verduzco had a simple answer when asked about what he wanted to see out of Adrian Martinez this spring, “No more frickin turnovers.”
1,647 fortunate fans were the first to see a Nebraska sporting event in more than a year and it did not take long for something to cheer. Jaxon Hallmark, who hit second in the order, hit a first-inning solo home run to give the Huskers a 1-0 lead. Nebraska went on to beat Minnesota 6-1.
First, the Big Ten announced attendance would now be decided by health departments in the communities of its members. Then Nebraska announced a plan for 50% capacity at the spring game on May 1st at Memorial Stadium.
Five former Huskers took the field one last time inside Hawks Championship Center in front of scouts from 32 NFL teams. Those five are Brenden Jaimes, Matt Farniok, Dicaprio Bootle, Dedrick Mills, and Jack Stoll.
“The University of Nebraska is looking forward to playing Oklahoma in Norman on September 18th. Due to the economic devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic to Husker Athletics and the local community, our administration did explore the possibility of adding an eighth home game this fall."
Nebraska’s season comes to end after a painful second half against Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament. After holding the Nittany Lions to just 23 points in the first half, the Huskers gave up 49 in the second half before losing 72-66.
A first-half 18-3 run helped the Huskers beat Minnesota for the first time this season. After losing twice to the Gophers in the regular season Nebraska won the most significant game between the two teams 72-61. Sam Haiby, who’s now an All-Big Ten player, led NU with 19 points adding eight rebounds and three assists.
Creighton University announced Monday afternoon that it is re-instating men’s basketball coach Greg McDermott who was suspended four days ago following controversial remarks made in the locker room after the team’s loss to Xavier on Feb. 27.