Category Archives: Husker Women’s Basketball

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 »

Three Transfers Sign with Husker Women’s Basketball

Three Transfers Sign with Husker Women’s Basketball

Nebraska women’s basketball has grown their signing class to six with three more added Wednesday. All three additions are transfers. MiCole Cayton, a 5-9 guard from Stockton, California, originally committed to Nebraska out of high school but decided on Cal after the coaching change, was an honorable-mention All-Pac-12 Freshman in 2016-17. She appeared in just four games…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 »

Kayla Mershon Transferring from Nebraska to Minnesota

Kayla Mershon Transferring from Nebraska to Minnesota

Another transfer from Nebraska women’s basketball. Sophomore Kayla Mershon joins fellow sophomore Ashtyn Veerbeek in leaving the program. While Veerbeek is going to Dordt at the NAIA level, Mershon is off to Big Ten foe Minnesota. Mershon made the announcement via her Instagram account Tuesday. View this post on Instagram I want to thank Nebraska…Read more »

Ashtyn Veerbeek to Transfer from Nebraska to Dordt

Ashtyn Veerbeek to Transfer from Nebraska to Dordt

Nebraska women’s basketball will be losing one of their top players for this next season. According to a Dordt University release, Sophomore Ashtyn Veerbeek announced her intention to transfer away from Nebraska and to the school in her hometown of Sioux Center, Iowa. Dordt plays in the Great Plains Athletic Conference at the NAIA level.…Read more »