Category Archives: Husker Baseball

Husker Athletics Reduces Budget for Fiscal Year 2021 Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Husker Athletics Reduces Budget for Fiscal Year 2021 Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the pocket book for Nebraska Athletics. Athletic Director Bill Moos announced several measures Friday to mitigate the anticipated financial impacts of the pandemic. Overall, the Athletic Department will reduce expenses by approximately 10-percent in Fiscal Year 2021 which begins July 1. “In our deliberate planning for how to best address…Read more »

More Sports Could Resume Next Month Under Latest DHM

More Sports Could Resume Next Month Under Latest DHM

Baseball and softball have already been given the green light to return in June. Now, others may be on the way too. At his daily COVID-19 press briefing, Governor Pete Ricketts outlined changes to upcoming Statewide Directed Health Measures. Among the changes were categories of sports by contact level based on guidance from the American…Read more »

Big Ten Extends Suspension of Team Activities Through June 1

Big Ten Extends Suspension of Team Activities Through June 1

The Big Ten Conference has extended the suspension of orgranized team activities through June 1, 2020. The previous suspension of team activities was set to run through May 4. The Big Ten said they will reevaluate when this new extension runs out if another extension is necessary. Previous announcements canceled all competitions through the remainder…Read more »

NCAA Division 1 Council: Spring Sport Athletes Granted Extended Eligibility

NCAA Division 1 Council: Spring Sport Athletes Granted Extended Eligibility

Nebraska spring sport student-athletes will have the option of a extra year of eligibility, that according to a decision by the Division 1 Council Monday. The Council voted to “allow schools to provide spring-sport student-athletes an additional season of competition and an extension of their period of eligibility.” Members also adjusted financial aid rules, allowing…Read more »

Big Ten Conference Extends Suspension of Activities through May 4

Big Ten Conference Extends Suspension of Activities through May 4

The Big Ten Conference has extended the suspension of all team activities through May 4, 2020. The extension is from the latest suspension that was set to run until April 6. The Conference added in a statement that they “will re-evaluate again at that time” if another extension is necessary. Previous announcements canceled all competitions…Read more »

Husker Athletics Announces Limited Attendance Policy for Home Competitions

Husker Athletics Announces Limited Attendance Policy for Home Competitions

On the heals of the Big Ten Conference announcement to limit attendance, Husker Athletics have followed suit on the policy. In a statement on COVID-19, the Nebraska Athletic Department says “all University of Nebraska home sports competitions will be closed to the public effective immediately.” Those allowed to attend include “student-athletes, coaches, essential staff and…Read more »