Husker Update: Baseball, Softball, Rifle Sports


The Nebraska baseball team (17-10) was held to four hits in a 10-2 loss to Creighton at Hawks Field on Tuesday night. It marks the Huskers’ first loss at home this season after an 8-0 start at Haymarket Park.

The Huskers travel to University Park, Pa., this weekend to continue Big Ten play with a three-game series at Penn State. The games are scheduled for Friday at 5:30 p.m. (CT), Saturday at 5 p.m. (CT) and Sunday at 11 a.m. (CT).


Nebraska (13-23) scored first, but Creighton (12-17) scored five runs in the first inning with help from three home runs and never looked back as the Bluejays defeated the Huskers by a score of 9-1 in a five-inning game on Tuesday night.

Creighton had 10 hits, including four home runs. The Huskers had four hits. Alyvia Simmons and Courtney Wallace both went 2-for-3. Nebraska also had two walks and one hit batter to get some extra base runners.

The Huskers hit the road this weekend for a Big Ten match up in West Lafayette against Purdue April 12-14. First pitch on Friday is set for 5 p.m.

Rifle Sports

Former Husker national champion Rachel Martin has been named the head rifle coach at the University of Nebraska, Athletic Director Bill Moos announced on Tuesday, April 9. Martin is sixth head coach to lead the Husker rifle program.

Martin, a 2017 Nebraska graduate, returns to her alma mater after spending the past season as an assistant coach at Army West Point. She also remains a competitive shooter as a seven-time national champion and current member of the USA Shooting team.