"The expectation year in and year out should be to host a regional (and) have a chance to go to Omaha."
"It tells me I better start winning," Nebraska coach Scott Frost said with a smile as he spoke to a crowd of about 60 during the Big Red Blitz.
Jelkin, recently named a first-team Super-Stater, went 5-0 with a 1.20 ERA and 80 strikeouts this season.
Nebraska coaches spread over the state Wednesday for the Big Red Blitz Tour, including Scott Frost in Kearney and Will Bolt in West Point. Pho…
The beauty was in the imperfections. Those who played at Buck say it fit the Huskers: "Hard-working, blue-collar, straight to the point-type people."
The cupboard is far from bare as the Cornhuskers begin to figure out how to back up their 34-14 season and their first regional final since 2007.
Nebraska AD Bill Moos believes it's harder to be the hunted than the hunter, which is why he should help Will Bolt as much as he can.
Athletic director Bill Moos is headed all the way out to Scottsbluff and Alliance, while football coach Scott Frost will be in North Platte and Kearney.
How far might Will Bolt's program go in time? Well, Nebraska's strong showing in Fayetteville Regional seems to signify bright future.
Will Bolt, in his first full season at NU, has a chance to best his mentor and former coach Dave Van Horn, in getting the Huskers to a super regional. Van Horn did it in his third season at Nebraska. Bolt will try to do it in two.
The win gives the Huskers an opportunity to play for a super regional appearance. Monday's game is set for a 6 p.m. start.
Scoring eight runs in the fourth inning and six more in the fifth, the Cornhuskers blasted NJIT 18-4 in a Sunday afternoon elimination game.
As Nebraska coach Will Bolt puts it, "It's the teams that are able to bounce back quickly, because you put an awful lot into each game."
Nebraska lurked into the sixth inning within arm's length of the No. 1 team in the nation. Then the "uncharacteristic" blemishes piled up.
Next up, Arkansas: "These are the moments you live for, being able to play the best."
Frank's hometown of Tushka, Okla., has maybe 400 people living there. He says moments like Friday nights are what he craved when he transferred to NU.
The Van Horn/Bolt connection is one of the weekend's biggest storylines, with no guarantees Nebraska and No. 1 national seed Arkansas play each other.
ESPN analyst Kyle Peterson says major league scouts to whom he's talked are split on whether NU's Spencer Schwellenbach will pitch or play infield.
Nebraska had the Big Ten title locked up with three games to play, and Will Bolt was named the league's coach of the year. Don’t overlook the work of his assistants in that regard.
NU will be "tough to deal with" under any circumstances, says former Husker assistant Rob Childress, a veteran of many NCAA Tournaments.
The Huskers were selected for the Fayetteville, Arkansas, regional where they could see top-ranked Arkansas and former Nebraska coach Dave Van Horn.
Buffalo would've been a more dangerous opponent for Nebraska had Lance Leipold returned as head coach and a raft of Buffalo players not entered the transfer portal.
"At this point it doesn't matter; it's just wherever they send us," said Bolt, who was named Big Ten coach of the year Sunday.
Will Bolt was named the league's coach of the year, Spencer Schwellenbach was named Big Ten player of the year, and Max Anderson was tabbed the top freshman.
If the Nebraska baseball team used this weekend to bask in its Big Ten title-winning season with thousands of Big Red supporters, it didn't show.