Husker Briefs: Swim & Dive Competes, Football Media Tour

NU Swim & Dive

The Nebraska swim and dive team kicked off day one at the 2019 Region VIII Summer Sections held at the Jenks Trojan Aquatic Center in Jenks, Okla.

Three Huskers claimed a top-eight placing in the 800-meter freestyle. Sophomore Audrey Coffey raced to a victory with a time of 8:54.98, followed by junior Autumn Haebig (8:58.42). Junior Rachel Powers produced a seventh-place finish with a time of 9:06.30.

Senior Allie Worrall raced to a fourth-place finish and her lifetime best (57.99) as she dropped 51 seconds from the 100-meter free prelims.


Nebraska football hits the Windy City this week, as head coach Scott Frost and Huskers Adrian Martinez, Mohamed Barry and Khalil Davis will take part in Big Ten Media Days.

The annual two-day event begins Thursday morning at the Hilton Chicago, as the Huskers and six other teams meet with the nearly 400 local, regional and national media members in attendance. The other seven league teams will meet with the media on Friday, which also features the 48th Annual Big Ten Football Kickoff Luncheon from 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM.

The Husker Sports Network will also provide extended coverage of the event with live coverage on its TuneIn app on Thursday and Friday, as well as three hours of Sports Nightly beginning at 6 p.m. each evening.