Illinois defeated Nebraska 4-0 in a softball game Friday at Bowlin Stadium. Journal Star photos by Kenneth Ferriera.
Illinois and Nebraska beat the rain Friday evening. Unfortunately for the Husker softball team, Sydney Sickels was a big reason why.
The Husker slugger left a four-game series vs. Rutgers going 1-for-1 with nine walks and five hit by pitches. That is, well, uncommon.
The Gretna graduate went 7-for-14 with two doubles, a homer and three RBIs in four games against Rutgers.
A home run and a base-running error ended the Nebraska softball team's weekend on a sour note.
Four-run homers are an effective (not to mention, stylish) way to win a softball game. Need an example? Look no further.
Brooke and Billie Andrews combined to go 6-for-9 with seven RBIs and four runs scored.
Nebraska has a .977 fielding percentage, which is on pace to rank as the top mark in program history. The middle infield duo is helping in that area.
The Husker shortstop hit .667 in four games against the Nittany Lions, including two triples, one homer and six runs scored.
Chelsea Bisi’s two-out, two-run single in the top of the eighth inning lifted Penn State to a 7-5 victory
Billie Andrews hit 57 home runs in high school, so it was only a matter of time before she showcased that power for the Huskers.
The Huskers beat Penn State 8-2 in the first of two games Saturday at Bowlin Stadium. Journal Star 📸 by Kenneth Ferriera.
Nebraska powered up with three home runs and shut out Penn State 9-0 in softball Friday at Bowlin Stadium. Journal Star 📸 by Kenneth Ferriera.
"I was like, 'I need to chill out and take a breath,' because it was so exciting to know they (the fans) were here for me and the whole team."
When the Huskers take the field Friday against Penn State, it will mark the team's first home game since April 28, 2019 — a span of 698 days.
Here is a rundown of what you need to know before you throw on your Husker red and head to the ballpark or arena.
Husker fans will have a chance to see the baseball team at Haymarket Park on Friday, the volleyball team in person next weekend and the footba…
Husker baseball and softball are both scheduled to play their home openers Friday.
The NCAA announced Thursday that member schools “generally support” lifting the extended dead period.
The new kids came to play Sunday for the Nebraska softball team.
Nebraska pounded out a season-high 12 hits in an 8-1 softball victory against Purdue. The Boilermakers bounced back to win the nightcap 7-0.
Nebraska avoided suffering a three-game sweep with Sydney Gray's heroics.