Husker baseball coach Darrin Erstad named former Husker catcher and Lincoln native, Jeff Christy as a volunteer coach. Christy was selected by the Minnesota Twins in the sixth round of the draft in 2006. Christy advanced in the Twins’ organization to AAA Rochester, where he played for two seasons in 2008 and 2009.
Christy spent last season as a coach at Wichita State. He assisted 34-year head coach Gene Stephenson, as the Shockers went 39-26 and reached the championship game of the Missouri Valley Conference tournament.