(Neb.)- Four Huskers Earn All-Big Ten Softball Honors
(Lincoln)- Four Huskers were honored by the Big Ten Conference on Wednesday, when the league announced its 2017 award winners. Senior third baseman MJ Knighten, junior pitcher Kaylan Jablonski and sophomore outfielder Alyvia Simmons were each named to the All-Big Ten second team, while sophomore catcher Bri Cassidy was Nebraska's Big Ten Sportsmanship Award winner.
Knighten highlighted the Husker honorees, as she was named All-Big Ten for the fourth time in her career and the first four-time All-Big Ten selection in program history.
Led by its all-conference performers, Nebraska posted its sixth consecutive top-five conference finish this spring. The Huskers earned the 5th seed for the Big Ten Tournament and will face 12th seeded Penn State on Thursday at 11:30 a.m.
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