The Nebraska softball team finished third-place in the regular season Big Ten Conference standings with a 4-1 victory over Wisconsin in front of the third-largest crowd in school history on Saturday at Bowlin Stadium.
The Huskers unofficially set a new record for the World’s Largest Softball Tailgate on Saturday, drawing 1,752 fans to the event. Illinois held the record with 1,445 fans in attendance at its 2007 World’s Largest Softball Tailgate. Saturday’s Husker crowd was the third-largest in school history.
Nebraska ended the season with a 33-22 record, including a 15-1 record at Bowlin Stadium. The Huskers finished 14-9 in conference play, finishing third in the league standings. Senior right-hander Ashley Hagemann (23-17) earned the win (75th of her career) in her final start. She fired a three-hitter, allowing only one run and striking out six.