Nebraska v Minnesota Recap

On Senior Day, the Huskers held the lead until the 3:25 mark in the 4th quarter.  Ultimately, the Huskers fell to

the Gophers 28-24.  The Huskers dropped to 8-3 overall and 5-2 in conference play.  Next up,

the Iowa Hawkeyes.  GBR

BIG TEN Ski Event January 17

Mark your calendars for the upcoming BIG TEN Ski Trip scheduled for Saturday, January 17 from 1:00-10:00 PM at Stevens Pass.  

Each year this event gets bigger and better drawing from 70-100 skiers representing all 14 BIG TEN alumni groups in western Washington.  

Besides enjoying a day on the slopes, a conference room will be provided where you can warm up, enjoy beverages and light snacks and socialize.

If you wish to attend this event please contact WA Cornhuskers BIG TEN Alumni Group Coordinator Deb Morris at dlmorris61@comcast.net.  

BIG TEN Christmas Party January 10

Mark your calendars for Saturday, January 10, 2015 for the BIG TEN alumni groups Christmas Party.  The party runs from 6:00 PM-9:00 PM.  

The event will be held at the Willows Run Golf Course Clubhouse located at 10402 Willows Road NE, Redmond, WA 98062, http://www.willowsrun.com/.  

Each individual pays for their own food and drink.  There are no entry fees or dues collected.  Representatives from all 14 BIG TEN alumni groups will be present.  

This is the third year that the Washington Cornhuskers has participated in this party.  The event normally draws approximately 100 people.  

It presents a great opportunity to meet and network with a great group of professionals.  We need to give the clubhouse a head count in advance.  

So if you plan on attending please contact WA Cornhuskers BIG TEN Alumni Group Coordinator Deb Morris at dlmorris61@comcast.net.  

Senior Volleyball Captain Mary Pollmiller To Be Honored

Mary Pollmiller will be honored during the Michigan game this coming Saturday for Senior Day.  Pollmiller transferred from Tennessee

to Nebraska where she played her junior and senior years. In 2013, she received several awards including the AVCA Honorable Mention-All American,

AVCA First Team-All-North Region, Honorable Mention-All Big Ten, Ameritas Players Challenge All-Tournament Team and four Big Ten Sitter of the Week awards.

 Congratulations Mary and good luck in all of your future endeavors.  GBR

Football Seniors Honored

This coming Saturday during the Minnesota game, 14 football graduating seniors will be honored.  Graduating seniors include Ameer Abdullah,

Kenny Bell, Josh Mitchell, Cory Cooper, Jake Cotton, Zaire Anderson, Paul Kelly, Mike Moudy, Mark Pelini, Trevor Roach, Joey Felici, Derek Foster,

Austin Williams and Tyler Evans.  Good luck to all of you and thanks for the memories.  GBR

 

Husker Basketball Defeats WSU

On November 19, the Huskers defeated the Washington State Cougars in Pullman 82-61.  The No. 16 Huskers improved their record to 3-0.  

All five Husker starters scored in double figures.  Senior guard Tear'a Laudermill led the Big Red with 20 points.  

 

Bell Sets New Husker Receiving Record

Congratulations to Senior WR #80 Kenny Bell.  Coming into the Wisconsin game, Bell had 2,478 career receiving yards-one yard short of Johnny Rodgers all-time record.  Bell's 12-yard touchdown catch in the first quarter of the Wisconsin game set a new Husker record.  Bell currently has a career high 18 touchdown receptions and five, 100 yard receiving games. Congrats Kenny.  GBR

 

Nebraska v Wisconsin Recap

Nebraska capitalized on three first-quarter fumbles to take the lead 17-3.  After that, it was all about Wisconsin RB #25 Melvin Gordon.  Gordon ran for an amazing 408 yards on 25 carries scoring 4 touchdowns setting a new NCAA FBS single-game rushing record.  The Badgers defeated the Huskers 59-24.  The win put the Badgers in first place in the BIG West with a 5-1 conference record.  The Huskers are currently tied for second with Minnesota.  Both have conference records of 4-2.  Congratulations to Melvin Gordon on an outstanding game.  

 

Posing With Our Official Chapter Banner

Megan Gould, a University of Nebraska-Lincoln student from Alliance was kind enough to pose with the Washington Cornhusker's official banner proudly displayed at Memorial Stadium.  Megan is the niece of Washington Cornhusker member and watch site coordinator at Cheers-Lacey, Katy Gould-Tomisser.  Thanks Megan for sharing.  GBR

Washington Cornhusker Radio

For more than 15 years, the Washington Cornhuskers in cooperation with Bellevue radio station KKNW 1150 AM has been broadcasting Husker football games.  Each year the total cost of the radio program is approimately $17,000.  Unless we receive a significant infusion of funds, we are projecting an $8,000 loss this year.  If you own a business please consider advertising during our radio broadcasts.  E-mail us at info@wacornhuskers.com for more information.  If you are a past or present Blackshirt donor and you enjoy the broadcasts please visit our website and make a donation.  If you would like to hear these broadcasts in the future, we need your support NOW.  Donate by clicking on this link, https://www.wacornhuskers.com/drupal/?q=content/radio-broadcasts

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