Maxwell Otterdahl was crowned the Big Ten shot put champion, and Jenna Rogers made it a sweep of the Big Ten indoor and outdoor high jump titles as the Huskers competed on day two of the Big Ten Outdoor Championships on Saturday at Minnesota.
The Nebraska softball team (40-14) claimed the Big Ten Tournament title after beating No. 23 Michigan (36-16) 3-1 in eight innings on Saturday afternoon. This marked the Huskers first Big Ten Tournament title since joining the conference and first conference tournament title since 2004.
Nebraska sophomore Maddie Harris won the Big Ten javelin title for the second straight year to lead the Nebraska track and field team on Friday at the Big Ten Outdoor Championships at the University of Minnesota Track & Field Stadium.
Olivia Ferrell hit a RBI double in the bottom of the seventh to advance the Huskers to the Big Ten Tournament. Nebraska recorded a 2-1 walk-off victory over Ohio State in the semifinals on Friday afternoon.
A total of 76 Husker student-athletes will earn degrees this weekend during the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's commencement ceremonies, with graduate commencement occurring on Friday at 3 p.m. at Pinnacle Bank Arena, before undergraduate commencement is scheduled to be held at Memorial Stadium on Saturday at 10 a.m. If inclement weather becomes a factor for the May 14 ceremony, it could be pushed back to Saturday or Sunday afternoons.