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University Website: www.unl.edu

Athletics Website: www.huskers.com

Location: Lincoln, Neb.

Enrollment: 22,000

Year Founded: 1869

Colors: Scarlet, Cream

Mascot: Cornhuskers

 

Team Championships: 15

Men's championships: 8

Women's championships: 7

Coed championships: 0

Football Championships:  5

 

Men's Football:  (5)  1970, 71, 94, 95, 97 

Men's gymnastics: 8

Women's indoor track & field: 2

Women's volleyball: 3

Women's bowling: 2

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Men's Basketball

Tournament Record (0-6)

1986        0-1

1991        0-1

1992        0-1

1993        0-1

1994        0-1

1998        0-1

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Football

1900        7-1-2       Independent

1901        7-2           Independent

1902        10-0         Independent

1903        11-0         Independent

1904        9-3           Independent

1905        9-2           Independent

1906        6-4           Independent

1907        8-2           1st MVIAA

1908        7-2-1       T2nd MVIAA

1909        3-3-2       5th MVIAA

1910        7-1           1st MVIAA

1911        5-1-2       T1st MVIAA

1912        7-1           T1st MVIAA

1913        8-0           2nd MVIAA

1914        7-0-1       1st MVIAA      All-American OL Vic Halligan

1915        8-0           1st MVIAA     All-American Wr Guy Chamberlin (1911-15) College Hall of Fame

1916        6-2           1st MVIAA

1917        5-2           1st MVIAA

1918        2-3-1       T2nd MVIAA     Wr Clarence Swanson (1918-21) College Hall of Fame

1919        3-3-2       Independent

1920        5-3-1       Independent

1921        7-1           1st MVC

1922        7-1           1st MVIAA

1923        4-2-2       1st MVIAA

1924        5-3           2nd MVIAA       All-American OL Ed Weir

1925        4-2-2       T6th MVIAA       All-American T Ed Weir (1923-25) College Hall of Fame

1926        6-2           2nd MVIAA

1927        6-2           2nd MVIAA

1928        7-1-1       1st Big 6

1929        4-1-3       1st Big 6

1930        4-3-2       4th Big 6

1931        8-2           1st Big 6

1932        7-1-1       1st Big 6

1933        8-1           1st Big 6      All-American Fb George H. Sauer (1931-33) College Hall of Fame

1934        6-3           2nd Big 6

1935        6-2-1       1st Big 6

1936        7-2           1st Big 6      All-American Fb Samuel Francis (1934-36) College Hall of Fame

1937        6-1-2       1st Big 6

1938        3-5-1       T3rd Big 6     T Forrest Behm (1938-40) College Hall of Fame

1939        7-1-1       2nd Big 6

1940        8-2           1st Big 6

1941        4-5           T2nd Big 6

1942        3-7           3rd Big 6

1943        2-6           T4th Big 6

1944        2-6           4th Big 6

1945        4-5           4th Big 6

1946        3-6           T3rd Big 6

1947        2-7           4th Big 6

1948        2-8           T5th Big 7

1949        4-5           T3rd Big 7

1950        6-2-1       2nd Big 7     Rb Bobby Reynolds (1950-52) 22td 25xp 157pts

                                                    College Hall of Fame

1951        1-8-1       T5th Big 7    

1952        5-4-1       3rd Big 7

1953        3-6-1       T4th Big 7

1954        6-5           2nd Big 7

1955        5-5           2nd Big 7

1956        4-6           4th Big 7

1957        1-9           7th Big 7

1958        3-7           6th Big 7

1959        4-6           6th Big 7

1960        4-6           T6th Big 8

1961        3-6-1       T6th Big 8

1962        9-2           3rd Big 8

1963        10-1         1st Big 8      All-American G Bob Brown (1961-63) College Hall of Fame

1964        9-2           1st Big 8

1965        10-1         1st Big 8      All-American Wr Freeman White

                                                    All-American DL Walter Barnes

1966        9-2           1st Big 8      All-American OL LaVern Allers

                                                    All-American DL Wayne Meylan

1967        6-4           T5th Big 8    All-American Lb Wayne Meylan (1965-67) College Hall of Fame

1968        6-4           T4th Big 8

1969        9-2           T1st Big 8

1970        11-0-1     NCAA Champions       Coach Bob Devaney (1957-72) Wyoming, Neb

                                                                  College Hall of Fame

                                                                  All-American OL Bob Newton

                                                                 All-American Lb Jerry Murtaugh

1971        13-0        NCAA Champions      Coach Bob Devaney

                                                                 All-American Wr Johnny Rodgers  

                                                                 All-American DL Willie Harper All-American

                                                                  DL Larry Jacobson All-American DL Rich Glover

1972        9-2-1       2nd Big 8        All-American MG Rich Glover (1970-72) College Hall of Fame

                                                      All-American Wr Johnny Rodgers (1970-72) College Hall of Fame

                                                      All-American DL Willie Harper

1973        9-2-1       T2nd Big 8      All-American DL John Dutton   

                                                       (AA) Daryl White G

1974        9-3           T2nd Big 8     All-American OL Marvin Crenshaw  

                                                      (AA) Dave Humm QB

1975        10-2         T1st Big 8      All-American C Rik Bonness

1976        9-3-1       T4th Big 8       All-American DL Mike Fultz

                                                      All-American Db Dave Butterfield

1977        9-3           T2nd Big 8

1978        9-3           2nd Big 8      All-American OL Kelvin Clark

1979        10-2         2nd Big 8      All-American Te Junior Miller

1980        10-2         2nd Big 8      All-American OL Randy Schleusener

                                                     All-American Rb Jarvis Redwine 

1981        9-3           1st Big 8       All-American C Dave Rimington

                                                     All-American DL Jimmy Williams  

                                                     (AA) Rodney Lewis DB

1982        12-1         1st Big 8       All-American C Dave Rimington (1979-82) College Hall of Fame

                                                     All-American Rb Mike Rozier

1983        12-1         1st Big 8       All-American Wr Irving Fryar

                                                    All-American OL Dean Steinkuhler

                                                    All American Rb Mike Rozier (1981-83) 275att 7.8avg 29tds 174pts

                                                    College Hall of Fame

1984        10-2         T1st Big 8     All-American C Mark Traynowicz  

                                                     (AA) Harry Grimminger G 

                                                     (AA) Bret Clark DB

1985        9-3           2nd Big 8

1986        10-2         3rd Big 8      All-American DL Danny Noonan

1987        10-2         2nd Big 8     All-American DL Broderick Thomas  

                                                     (AA) Neil Smith DL

1988        11-2         1st Big 8       All-American C Jake Young

                                                     All-American Lb Broderick Thomas

1989        10-2         2nd Big 8     All-American OL Doug Glaser

                                                    All-American C Jake Young

1990        9-3           T2nd Big 8  (AA) Kenny Walker DL

1991        9-2-1       T1st Big 8

1992        9-3           1st Big 8     All-American OL Will Shields

1993        11-1         1st Big 8     All-American Lb Trev Albert

1994        13-0         NCAA Champions    Coach Tom Osborne (1973-97) College Hall of Fame

                                                                All-American OL Zach Wiegert

                                                                All-American OL Brenden Stai

                                                               All-American Lb Ed Stewart

1995        12-0         NCAA Champions      Coach Tom Osborne

                                                                  All-American C Aaron Graham

                                                                  All-American Qb Tommie Frazier

                                                                  All-American DL Jared Tomich 

1996        11-2         1st Big 12 North     All-American C Aaron Taylor

                                                              All-American DL Grant Wistrom

                                                              All-American DL Jared Tornich

1997        13-0         NCAA Champions       Coach Tom Osborne

                                                                   All-American OL Aaron Taylor

                                                                   All-American DL Jason Peter

                                                                   All-American DL Grant Wistrom

1998        9-4           T2nd Big 12 North      K Kris Brown (1995-98) 57fg 217xp (5) 388pts

1999        12-1         1st Big 12 North      All-American Db Ralph Brown

2000        10-2         T1st Big 12 North      All-American C Dominic Raiola

                                                                All-American Lb Carlos Polk 

                                                                (AA) Ross Hochstein G

2001        11-2         2nd Big 12 North      All-American OL Toniu Fonoti

                                                                All-American Qb Eric Crouch (1998-01) (5) 59tds rush 

                                                                (AA) Keyou Craver DB

2002        7-7           4th Big 12 North

2003        10-3         2nd Big 12 North      All-American P Kyle Larson  

                                                                (AA) Josh Bullocks DB

2004        5-6           3rd Big 12 North

2005        8-4           T2nd Big 12 North

2006        9-5           1st Big 12 North

2007        5-7           T5th Big 12 North

2008        9 - 4         2nd Big 12 North

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Wrestling

1963        Mike Nissen             121

1963        Mike Nissen             123

1984        Jim Scherr               177

1984        Bill Scherr                190

1991        Jason Kelber            126

1993        Tony Purler              126

1995        Tolly Thompson       Hvy

2000        Brad Vering             197

2004        Jason Powell           125

2007        Paul Donahoe         125

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Womens' Volleyball

1986  Pacific 3  Nebraska 0        All Tournament Team

                                                   Karen Dahlgren      

                                                   Tisha Delaney

 

1989  Long Beach St 3  Nebraska 0        All Tournament Team

                                                               Val Novak               

                                                               Eileen Shannon

    

1995  Nebraska 3  Texas 1               NCAA Champions     Terry Pettit

                                                        All Tournament Team

                                                        Allison Weston       

                                                        Kate Crnich            

                                                        Christy Johnson     

                                                        Billie Winsett

 

1996      All Tournament Team   Lisa Reitsma

 

2000  Nebraska 3  Wisconsin 2         NCAA Champions     John Cook

          All Tournament Team

          Greichaly Cepero    MVP

          Amber Holmquist    

          Laura Pilakowski

 

2005  Washington 3  Nebraska 0

            All Tournament Team

           Chris Houghtelling  

           Sarah Pavan

           Jennifer Saleaumua

 

2006  Nebraska 3  Stanford 1           NCAA Champions     John Cook

          All Tournament Team

          Sarah Pavan           MVP          

          Jordan Larson

          Tracy Stalls

          Rachel Holloway

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Women's Basketball

1988        0-1

1993        1-1     (AA) Karen Jennings

1998        1-1

1999        0-1

2000        0-1

2007        0-1

2008        1-1

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Men's Outdoor Track & Field

1960        Ted Woods            400-meter

1996        Alan Culpepper       5,000-meter

1998        Adam Goucher      5,000-meter

1926        Roland Locke        100-yd

1926        Roland Locke        220-yd

1942        Bob Ginn                1mile

1965        Charlie Greene      100-yd

1966        Charlie Greene      100-yd

1966        Peter Scott              880-yd

1967        Charlie Greene      100-yd

2005        Dmitrijs Milkevics  800-meter

 

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Women's Outdoor Track & Field

100-Meter Dash

1982        Merlene Ottey      10.97w

1983        Merlene Ottey      11.04w

200-Meter Dash

1983        Merlene Ottey     22.29

400-Meter Dash

1991        Ximena Restrepo 51.01

800-Meter Run      

1988        Sharon Powell    02:03.4

1,500-Meter Run

2005        Anne Shadle       04:11.4

100-Meter Hurdles

1985        Rhonda Blanford              12.70w

400-Meter Hurdles

1987        Linetta Wilson     55.55

400-Meter Relay                    

Year        Champion              Time

1982        Nebraska                43.72

1,600-Meter Relay

1991        Nebraska                03:29.9

Long Jump

1996        Angee Henry        6.69 (21-11.50)

Triple Jump

1989        Renita Robinson 13.60 (44-7.50)w

1994        Nicola Martial       13.71 (44-11.75)

1995        Nicola Martial       13.74 (45-1)

2003        Ineta Radevica     45-8.50

2004        Ineta Radevica    13.87 (45-6.25)

Shot Put 

1997        Tressa Thompson             18.50 (60-8.50)

1998        Tressa Thompson             18.65 (61-2.25)R

2003        Becky Breisch      58-3.25

Discus Throw

2004        Becky Breisch      62.31 (204-5)

2006        Dace Ruskule       55.13 (180-10)

Javelin Throw       

1983        Denise Thiemard 54.50 (178-10)

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Women's Indoor Track & Field

1983        NCAA Champions Coach Gary Pepin               

1983        Janet Burke            6.75R      60-yd     

1984        NCAA Champions Coach Gary Pepin               

1984        Merlene Ottey        6.7           55-meter

1984        Angela Thacker     21-10 1/4 Long Jump            

1985        Rhonda Blanford 7.57         55-meter H

1993        Shanelle Porter 52.82            400-meter

1996        Angee Henry          6.38 (20-11 1/4)      Long Jump

1996        Nicola Martial 13.62 (44-8 1/4)              Triple Jump

1997        Tressa Thompson                17.98 (59-0)            Shot Put

2004        Priscilla Lopes       7.96         60-meter H

2004        Ineta Radevica       13.68 (44-10.75)     Triple Jump

2005        Anne Shadle          04:38.2    1-mile

2005        Ashley Selig            4327       Pentathlon

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Men's Indoor Track & Field
1965 Charlie Greene 6.1 60-yd
1966 Charlie Greene 6 60-yd
1967 Charlie Greene 6 60-yd
1969 Lennox Burgher 52-0 1/2 Triple Jump
1977 Jeff Lee 7.17 60-yd H
1979 07:31.3 2-mile
1992 Kevin Coleman 20.06 (65-9 3/4) Shot Put
1993 Kevin Coleman 19.43 (63-9) Shot Put
1995 Petar Malesev 2.24 (7-4 1/4) High Jump
1996 09:32.1 distance medley relay
2002 Carl Meyerscough 21.26 (69-9) Shot Put
2003 Carl Meyerscough 70-6 1/4 Shot Put
2008 Dusty Jonas 2.31 (7-07.00) High Jump
2009 Nicholas Gordon Long Jump

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Women’s Swimming & Diving             

1996        Penny Heyns                01:00.3             100-Yard Breaststroke

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Mens Gymnastics

1979        NCAA Champion   Francis Allen

1980        Jim Hartung           all-around

1980        Steve Elliott            floor

1980        Jim Hartung           Still Rings

1980        Phil Cahoy             Parallel Bars

1980        Phil Cahoy             Horizontal Bars

1980        NCAA Champion   Nebraska                Francis Allen

1981        Jim Hartung           Nebraska                all-around

1981        Jim Hartung             Still Rings

1981        Phil Cahoy             Parallel Bars

1981        Jim Hartung           Parallel Bars

1981        Phil Cahoy             Horizontal Bars

1981        NCAA Champion   Francis Allen

1982        Steve Elliott            floor

1982        Jim Hartung           Still Rings

1982        Steve Elliott            Vault

1982        Jim Hartung              Parallel Bars

1982        NCAA Champion   Francis Allen

1983        Scott Johnson       floor

1983        Chris Riegel           Vault

1983        Scott Johnson       Parallel Bars

1983        Scott Johnson       Horizontal Bars

1983        NCAA Champion   Francis Allen

1984        Chris Riegel           Vault

1985        Wes Suter               Nebraska                all-around

1985        Wes Suter               floor

1985        Wes Suter               Horizontal Bars

1987        Tom Schlesinger   all-around

1987        Kevin Davis              Parallel Bars

1987        Tom Schlesinger      Parallel Bars

1988        Kevin Davis            all-around

1988        Kevin Davis            Parallel Bars

1988        NCAA Champion   Francis Allen

1989        Patrick Kirksey         all-around

1989        Patrick Kirksey         Parallel Bars

1990        Patrick Kirksey       Parallel Bars

1990        NCAA Champion   Francis Allen

1992        Che Bowers             Pommel Horse

1993        Richard Grace       floor

1994        Dennis Harrison       all-around

1994        Richard Grace       Parallel Bars

1994        NCAA Champion   Francis Allen

1995        Richard Grace       all-around

1995        Richard Grace       Parallel Bars

1995        Rick Kieffer             Horizontal Bars

1997        Marshall Nelson    Parallel Bars

1997        Marshall Nelson       Horizontal Bars

1998        Marshall Nelson                    Parallel Bars

1999        Jason Hardabura   Nebraska                all-around

1999        Jason Hardabura,    floor

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Mens Swimming & Diving

2000        Adam Pine              51.23       100-Meter Butterfly

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Womens gymnastics

1990        Michele Bryant       Vault

2000        Heather Brink         all-around

2000        Heather Brink         Vault

2003        Richelle Simpson  all-around

2003        Richelle Simpson  floor

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Softball

1984  All Tournament

          Denice Feldhaus, 1b

           Anne Schroeder, 3b

           Peg Richardson, of

1985  All Tournament

          Ginger Cannon, 1b

          Lori Richins, 2b

          Stacy Sunny, of

          Lisa Busby, c

          Lori Sippel, p

1988  All Tournament

          Margie Ogrodowicz, of

1998  All Tournament

           Ali Viola, ss

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