Nebraska Softball Hosts Illinois this Weekend

The Nebraska softball team hosts the Illinois Fighting Illini this weekend for a four-game series at Bowlin Stadium. The series begins with a single game Friday at 5:30 p.m. followed by a Noon doubleheader on Saturday. The final game of the series is set for 11 a.m. Sunday.

A limited number of tickets are available for each game as part of a reduced capacity at Bowlin Stadium due to the pandemic. Fans are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance at, and all fans are required to wear a face covering inside Bowlin Stadium.

A live video stream of each game will be available to Big Ten Network+ subscribers, while a free radio call will be available on, courtesy of the Husker Sports Network and the UNL College of Journalism and Mass Communications.

This weekend’s series features two of the seven Big Ten teams with winning records in the conference-only schedule this season. Illinois (14-6) enters the series in fourth place in the Big Ten standings, while Nebraska (11-9) sits in seventh place. The Huskers’ 11 wins are already their most conference victories since the 2017 season.

Two of the three Big Ten weekly award winners will be in action this weekend at Bowlin Stadium. Nebraska’s Billie Andrews was named the Big Ten Freshman of the Week, while Illinois’ Sydney Sickels was named the Big Ten Pitcher of the Week.