Lauren Cook, Gina Mancuso and Hannah Werth claimed first-team All Big Ten honors, while Morgan Broekhuis and Brooke Delano received honorable-mention accolades. In addition, senior co-captain Brigette Root was selected as a Sportsmanship Award honoree. It was Werth and Delano’s second straight All-Conference honor, while the other three Huskers were recognized for the first time in their careers.
The Huskers open the NCAA Tournament on Thursday, Dec. 1, when they face Jackson State at the NU Coliseum. The match is set to start at 7 p.m., or 30 minutes after the 4:30 p.m. match between Wichita State and Kansas State. The first-round winners will then meet on Friday, Dec. 2 at 7 p.m.