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(Neb.)- Husker Softball Places Four On All-Big Ten Teams

By: Jeremy Anderson Posted at: 05/09/2018 01:50 PM
(Lincoln)- Four Huskers were honored by the Big Ten, announced by the conference on Wednesday. Sophomore infielder Tristen Edwards was a unanimous first-team pick. Senior utility player Kaylan Jablonski and junior outfielder Alyvia Simmons earned second-team honors for the second consecutive year, while senior pitcher Caitlin Bartsch earned the Big Ten Sportsmanship Award.

Edwards is the first Husker to earn first-team all-conference honors since Kiki Stokes and MJ Knighten in 2016. She leads the team with a .358 batting average, 12 home runs and 43 RBIs. She is just one of 13 players in Nebraska history to have at least 10 doubles and 10 home runs in the same season.

Jablonski has been impressive for the Huskers both at the plate and in the circle this season. Jablonski has played all 53 games for Nebraska this season and is hitting .324. She has 10 home runs, seven doubles and 29 RBis. She has a team-low ERA of 3.51 and a record of 21-14.  Additionally on March 17, Jablonski became the first player in NCAA history to hit three home runs and pick up the win in the circle.

Simmons has started 51 games at right field and leads the team with a .390 batting average in conference-only games. She ranks third on the team with 55 hits and leads the team with 12 doubles.


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