NEBRASKA at MINNESOTA
May 6-8, 2022
Siebert Field | Minneapolis, Minn.
 
Friday, May 6 – 6:30 p.m.
Pitching: RHP Shay Schanaman (2-7) vs. RHP Sam Ireland (4-4)
TV/Streaming: B1G+
Radio: Huskers Radio Network – Lincoln (1400 AM), Omaha (590 AM), Huskers.com, Huskers App

Saturday, May 7 – 6 p.m.
Pitching: LHP Emmett Olson (2-3) vs. RHP J.P. Massey (2-6)
TV/Streaming: B1G+
Radio: Huskers Radio Network – Lincoln (1400 AM), Omaha (590 AM), Huskers.com, Huskers App

Sunday, May 8 - 1 p.m.
Pitching: TBA vs. RHP Aidan Maldonado (1-3)
TV/Streaming: B1G+
Radio: Huskers Radio Network – Lincoln (1400 AM), Omaha (590 AM), Huskers.com, Huskers App
 
Nebraska heads north for a three-game slate this weekend at Minnesota on Friday-Sunday, May 6-8 at Siebert Field in Minneapolis.
 
First pitch for the series opener on Friday is set for 6:30 p.m. The Huskers and Golden Gophers continue the series with game two scheduled for a 6 p.m. start on Saturday. Nebraska and Minnesota wrap up the series on Sunday at 1 p.m.
 
All three games this weekend can be seen on B1G+, while fans can also listen to Greg Sharpe and Ben McLaughlin call all the action of this weekend's games on the Huskers Radio Network. All three games this weekend will be carried on KLIN (1400 AM) in Lincoln and KXSP (590 AM) in Omaha. Every game this season can be heard for free on Huskers.com and the Official Nebraska Huskers app for both iOS and Android devices.
 
Quick Hits
• Griffin Everitt is hitting a team-best .289 at the plate, with 11 doubles, a triple, seven home runs and 35 RBI on the season.
• Garrett Anglim has tallied nine doubles, four triples, three home runs and 25 RBI, while tied with Everitt with a team-high .289 batting average.
• Max Anderson has eight doubles, three triples, six homers, 28 RBI and team-high 36 runs, followed by Cam Chick with six doubles, two triples, seven home runs, 21 RBI and 34 runs.
• Tyler Martin has made a team-high 19 appearances on the mound this season, followed by 16 appearances from Emmett Olson and 15 appearances by CJ Hood.
• Braxton Bragg has five saves on the season with 29 strikeouts and only two walks in 26.2 innings of work.
• As a team, Nebraska is hitting .245 with 341 hits, 63 doubles, 13 triples, 38 homers and 245 runs.
• The Husker pitching staff has a team ERA of 4.77, while allowing 246 runs, 195 earned, and striking out 350 in 368 innings.
 
Anglim's Career Day Goes Down in Husker History
• Garrett Anglim tied a school record with three home runs in Nebraska's 12-1 run-rule victory in seven innings over Iowa on Sunday.
• Anglim's three-homer game is the fifth in program history, joining Bob Cerv (1950), Steve Stanicek (1982) and Dan Johnson (2000,2001).
• Anglim had a homer in each of the first three innings to become the first Nebraska hitter to homer in three consecutive innings in a single-game.
• On a national level, Anglim is the 46th player in Division I this season with at least three home runs in a game.
• The La Vista, Neb., native is only freshman with a three-homer game this season and the 16th freshman to accomplish the feat since the 2013 campaign.
• Anglim became the fourth player this season to homer in three consecutive innings, joining Sacramento State's Cesar Valero Sanchez with home runs in the first three innings.
 
Olson's Transition into a Starter
• Emmett Olson leads the Big Ten with a 2.28 ERA this season in 47.1 innings of work through 16 appearances.
• After posting 10 relief appearances in 2021 and serving as an option out of the bullpen to begin this season, Olson has transitioned into the starting rotation with five starts on the mound this season.
• In his five starts, Olson has a 1-2 record with one complete-game and a 1.95 ERA. The Des Plaines, Ill., native has struck out 26 batters and allowed six earned runs in 27.2 innings as a starter.
• Olson tossed a complete-game win in last weekend's 12-1 seven-inning win over Iowa, allowing one run on four hits with a career-high seven strikeouts. With an 11-run lead, Olson allowed only two Hawkeyes to reach base in the final four innings, surrendering a two-out single in the fourth and a one-out double in the fifth.
 
Scouting the Minnesota Golden Gophers
• Minnesota enters the weekend with a 12-30 overall record and 2-13 mark in Big Ten play after getting swept on the road at Michigan State last weekend.
• Brett Bateman is hitting a team-best .327 at the plate in 42 starts this season. Jack Kelly leads the Golden Gopher offense with 13 doubles, three triples, six homers and 37 RBI, while Chase Stanke has 14 doubles, 10 home runs and 31 RBI on the year.
• Friday starter Sam Ireland is 4-4 on the season in 11 starts with a 4.50 ERA and 50 strikeouts in 51 innings. J.P. Massey has posted a 2-6 record and 5.29 ERA in 11 appearances this season, including 10 starts. Aidan Maldonado is 1-3 with 67 strikeouts in 55 innings and a 4.42 ERA in 11 appearances this season.
• As a team, Minnesota is hitting .245 with 337 hits, 74 doubles, nine triples, 35 home runs and 204 runs through 42 games.
• The Golden Gopher pitching staff has a team ERA of 6.21, while allowing 280 runs, 250 earned and striking out 377 in 362.1 innings.
• Head coach John Anderson is in his 41st season at Minnesota, boasting a 1,343-958-3 record at the helm of the Golden Gopher program.
 
The Series
• Nebraska and Minnesota have met 64 times on the diamond, with the Huskers holding a 34-29-1 record in the all-time series.
• The Huskers swept a four-game series between the two teams last season in Lincoln, outscoring the Golden Gophers 39-12 in the four games.
• Minnesota took two of three games in Nebraska's last trip to Minneapolis in 2019. The Huskers fell 5-2 in 10 innings in the series opener and bounced back for a 10-1 win on Saturday, before suffering a 3-2 setback in the series finale.

Huskers End Regular Season at Kansas State

The Nebraska track and field team wraps up the outdoor regular season at the Ward Haylett Invitational in Manhattan, Kan., this Friday and Saturday. 

The meet begins for the Huskers on Friday at 7 p.m. with the women's 400 meters. Saturday's field events begin at 10 a.m., while running events commence at 1 p.m. 

Following this weekend's meet, the Huskers will head to the Big Ten Outdoor Championships in Minneapolis, Minn., from May 13-15. The NCAA West Preliminary Round will be held May 25-28 in Fayetteville, Ark., and the NCAA Outdoor Championships are set for June 8-11 in Eugene, Ore. 

Racking Up Weekly Awards
The Huskers have combined for four Big Ten weekly honors already this outdoor season:

• Freshman Jenna Rogers has twice been named Big Ten Women's Field Athlete of the Week (April 6 and 13) for standout high jump performances. Rogers was the Big Ten indoor high jump champion and a first-team All-American after finishing seventh at the NCAA Indoor Championships. 
• Darius Luff was the Big Ten Men's Track Athlete of the Week on April 6 after winning the 110-meter hurdles at the Pepsi Florida Relays in 13.70. Luff was a first-team All-American indoors in the 60-meter hurdles after finishing seventh. 
• Mayson Conner was tabbed Big Ten Men's Field Athlete of the Week on April 6 after a high jump clearance of 7-1 (2.16m) at the Pepsi Florida Relays. Conner won the Big Ten indoor high jump title and placed 13th at nationals in March. 

Huskers Moving Up the Charts
A number of Huskers have cracked the all-time Nebraska outdoor top 10 charts through two weeks of the outdoor season:

• Erika Freyhof moved up one spot to No. 2 on the 10,000 meters chart with a new PR of 33:50.38 at the Stanford Invitational. In the same event on the men's side, Ryan Martins ran 29:44.24 to move to No. 6 all-time, and Mark Freyhof set a new best of 30:09.72 to rank ninth in school history.
• Jenna Rogers, the Big Ten indoor high jump champion and a first-team All-American as a freshman, already cracked the outdoor top 10 chart at No. 4 with a best mark of 6-1 1/4 (1.86m) at the John McDonnell Invitational. 
• Hannah Godwin ran the ninth-fastest 3,000-meter steeplechase in school history (10:39.87) at the John McDonnell Invitational, while Taya Skelton comes in at No. 10 (10:42.86) after her Drake Relays performance. 
• Darius Luff's 110-meter hurdles PR of 13.59 at the John McDonnell Invitational ranks No. 7 in school history. 
• Till Steinforth scored 7,473 points in the decathlon at the Jim Click Multis, the No. 6 total in school history.
• Alex Talley shattered the hammer throw school record at the Sooner Invitational with a PR of 234-1 (71.36m). He also ranks No. 8 in the outdoor shot put with a throw this season of 63-5 (19.33m). 
• Maxwell Otterdahl joined the ranks of the all-time best shot put marks with a throw of 65-6 3/4 (19.98m) at the Drake Relays, the No. 5 throw all-time. 
• Henry Zimmerman has worked his way up to No. 4 among the all-time hammer throw performances with a best of 213-1 (64.95m). 
• Axelina Johansson jumped up the women's shot put chart to No. 3 with a throw of 58-4 (17.78m) at the Michael Johnson Invitational. 
• Ryan Martins climbed the 5,000 meters chart to No. 4 with a PR of 14:06.35 at the Drake Relays.

Big Ten Leaders at a Glance
A number of Huskers have positioned themselves among the Big Ten event leaders with one week left until the Big Ten Outdoor Championships.

Men
2. Mayson Conner, High Jump, 7-1 (2.16m)
2. Maxwell Otterdahl, Shot Put, 65-6 3/4 (19.98m)
2. Alex Talley, Hammer Throw, 234-1 (71.36m)
3. Darius Luff, 110m Hurdles, 13.59
3. Reid Nelson, High Jump, 6-11 3/4 (2.13m)
3. Tyus Wilson, High Jump, 6-11 3/4 (2.13m)
4. Alex Talley, Shot Put, 63-5 (19.33m)
5. Cory Berg, 400m Hurdles, 51.32
5. Till Steinforth, Decathlon, 7473

Women
1. Jenna Rogers, High Jump, 6-1 1/4 (1.86m)
1. Maddie Harris, Javelin, 178-2 (54.31m)
2. Axelina Johansson, Shot Put, 58-4 (17.78m)
2. Mirta Kulisic, Javelin, 169-2 (51.57m)
3. Lishanna Ilves, Long Jump, 20-9 (6.32m)
3. Ashley McElmurry, Triple Jump, 42-4 (12.90m)
3. Erika Freyhof, 10,000m, 33:50.38
3. Riley Masten, High Jump, 5-10 1/2 (1.79m)
5. LaQwasia Stepney, Long Jump, 20-7 3/4 (6.29m)
5. Brooklyn MIller, Javelin, 151-4 (46.14m)

Huskers in the NCAA Rankings
In addition to the Huskers' Big Ten event leaders, a handful of Nebraska track and field athletes rank in the top 25 nationally:

Men
6. Alex Talley, Hammer Throw, 234-1 (71.36m)
8. Maxwell Otterdahl, Shot Put, 65-6 3/4 (19.98m)
13. Darius Luff, 110m Hurdles, 13.59
17. Alex Talley, Shot Put, 63-5 (19.33m)
20. Till Steinforth, Decathlon, 7473
23. Mayson Conner, High Jump, 7-1 (2.16m)

Women
4. Axelina Johansson, Shot Put, 58-4 (17.78m)
7. Jenna Rogers, High Jump, 6-1 1/4 (1.86m)
12. Maddie Harris, Javelin, 178-2 (54.31m)
19. Mirta Kulisic, Javelin, 169-2 (51.57m)

Ward Haylett Invitational
Schedule of Events


FRIDAY
7:00 PM - Women's 400m - Nieve Walsh
7:15 PM - Men's 1,500m - Zach Van Brocklin

SATURDAY
10:00 AM - Women's High Jump - Madison Yerigan, (Abby Klipstein)
    to follow - Men's High Jump - Charlie Hoston
10:00 AM - Men's Long Jump - Passmore MudunduluCharlie HostonClayton KeysMichael Hoffer
    to follow - Women's Long Jump - Ieva Turke, (Abby Klipstein)
11:30 AM - Women's Pole Vault - Andy JacobsHannah Preissler
    to follow - Men's Pole Vault - Drake BurtonGarrison Hughes
1:00 PM - Men's Triple Jump - Passmore Mudundulu
    to follow - Women's Triple Jump - Ieva Turke
1:00 PM - Women's 3,000m Steeplechase - Audrey Freyhof
1:20 PM - Women's 100m Hurdles - (Abby Klipstein)
1:33 PM - Men's 100m - Alex Nelson
1:40 PM - Women's 800m - Kaitlynn JohnsonNieve Walsh
1:45 PM - Men's 800m - Holden RuseSam EasleyJack Nolley, (Niko Schultz)
2:02 PM - Men's 400m Hurdles - Clayton KeysTyler DrewJoseph Clifford
2:10 PM - Women's 200m - (Abby Klipstein)
2:13 PM - Men's 200m - Alex Nelson

NU Hosts Indiana in Final Home Series

The Nebraska softball team is set to finish regular season play at Bowlin Stadium this weekend, May 6-8. The Huskers will host Indiana for a three-game series. The first game is set for Friday, May 6 at 5:30 p.m. (CT). Game two is set for Saturday at 4 p.m. (CT) and will include Senior Day festivities after the game. The final game will be Sunday at 12 p.m. (CT). Saturday's game will be broadcasted live on the Big Ten Network while games one and three will be streamed live on BTN+ (subscription required). Fans can listen to the action live for all three games on the Huskers Radio Network or Huskers.com with the call from Nate Rohr and Mattie Fowler Burkhardt
 
The weekend's series features the Big Ten's second-ranked Nebraska and ninth-ranked Indiana. The Hoosiers (26-19) enter the weekend with a 9-11 record in league play while the Huskers (35-13) carry a 15-4 Big Ten record. Nebraska leads the conference in numerous offensive categories including batting average, hits, home runs, RBIs, total bases, slugging percentage and on-base percentage. Indiana ranks among the top five in batting average, runs, doubles, home runs, RBIs, total bases and slugging percentage. 
 
The Hoosiers are coming off of a 1-2 series loss to Illinois. The Fighting Illini claimed the first two games (6-4, 2-0) before Indiana earned a 3-2 victory in 11 innings. In a midweek matchup last week, the Hoosiers claimed two games over Purdue in a doubleheader. Indiana has tallied series victories over Rutgers and Purdue but has fallen to Ohio State, Northwestern, Illinois, Wisconsin and Penn State. 
 
Nebraska Quick Hits
  • The Huskers host the Hoosiers for the first since 2014. In that meeting, Nebraska swept the three-game series against Indiana. 
  • Nebraska is 19-1 when hitting two or more home runs in a game. 
  • The Huskers .554 slugging percentage is on-track to blow past the previous record of .505 which was set in 2015. 
  • NU has recorded 16 come-from-behind wins this season.
  • The Huskers are hitting .394 at home with a .704 slugging percentage and .484 on-base percentage. 
  • Billie and Brooke Andrews have recorded home runs in the same game three times this season. 
  • Billie AndrewsSydney Gray and Kaylin Kinney have all slugged two home runs in one game this season. 
  • Abbie Squier and Sydney Gray have recorded two homers in a single game, twice this season. 
  • Peyton Glatter is hitting .500 at home with two doubles and one home run. 
  • Brooke Andrews has tallied four homers at Bowlin Stadium. 
  • Courtney Wallace is 4-0 through 26.2 innings at home with 18 strikeouts. 
  • Olivia Ferrell is 6-1 at Bowlin Stadium through 26.1 innings with 39 strikeouts. 
Huskers in the Ranks
  • Nebraska ranks first in the conference in batting average (.323), hits (426), home runs (71), RBIs (295), total bases (731), slugging percentage (.554) and on-base percentage (.403). 
  • The Big Red ranks 12th in the NCAA in scoring per game (6.56).
  • The Huskers .323 batting average is 15th in the NCAA. 
  • NU averages 1.48 home runs per game, ranking 17th in the nation. 
  • Billie Andrews is second in the conference with 98 assists. 
  • Billie Andrews is second in the Big Ten in home runs (18).
  • Billie Andrews is fourth in the conference in runs scored (47) and RBIs (46).
  • Mya Felder has the third-best batting average (.405) in the Big Ten. 
  • Cam Ybarra is tied for fourth in triples in the conference with three. 
  • Mya Felder and Cam Ybarra lead the Big Ten in fielding double plays with 18 and 17. 
  • Courtney Wallace is sixth in the Big Ten with three saves. 
  • Olivia Ferrell is sixth in the conference with 18 victories.  

Novak Earns Big Ten Honors

The Big Ten announced conference awards on Thursday afternoon, following the conclusion of the Big Ten Tournament. Nebraska's Kristina Novak received recognition from the conference, as she was named First-Team All-Big Ten and was the recipient of the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award. 
 
The sophomore from Radovljica, Slovenia earned the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award for the first time in her career and posted a 21-10 singles record playing out of the No. 1 spot in the lineup. In doubles action, Novak teamed up with two different partners throughout the season to go 19-6 overall and 18-4 with partner Makoric at the No. 1 spot. 
 
Big Ten Awards

Individual Awards


Athlete of the Year: Kari Miller, Michigan
Freshman of the Year: Sydni Ratliff, Ohio State
Coach of the Year: Ronni Bernstein, Michigan

All-Big Ten

Kate Duong, Illinois
Lara Schneider, Indiana
SELMA CADAR, Maryland
Jaedan Brown, Michigan
Kari Miller, Michigan
RACHEL HANFORD, Minnesota
Kristina Novak, Nebraska
Clarissa Hand, Northwestern
Maria Shusharina, Northwestern
Isabelle Boulais, Ohio State
IRINA CANTOS SIEMERS, Ohio State
Sofiya Chekhlystova, Penn State
Csilla Fodor, Purdue
AVA MARKHAM, Wisconsin

Sportsmanship Award

Josie Frazier, Illinois
Alexandra Staiculescu, Indiana
Barbora Pokorna , Iowa
Vera Markovic, Maryland
Gala Mesochoritou, Michigan
Mary Lewis, Michigan State
Emilee Duong, Minnesota
Kristina Novak, Nebraska
Hannah McColgan, Northwestern
Kolie Allen, Ohio State
Yvonne Zuffova, Penn State
Carmen Gallardo Guevara, Purdue
Tess Fisher, Rutgers
Alina Mukhortova, Wisconsin