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Wednesday's Softball Results

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Indiana, Nebraska, Ohio State and Wisconsin earned wins on Wednesday's Big Ten softball slate, with the Huskers and Badgers splitting a doubleheader in Madison.

Wednesday, April 30
#19/19 Nebraska def. rv/rv Wisconsin, 12-0 (5 innings) (Game 1)
rv/rv Wisconsin 6, #19/19 Nebraska 4 (Game 2)
Indiana 5, Valparaiso 0 (resumption of March 1 game in Tucson, Ariz.)
Indiana 8, Valparaiso (5)
Northern Iowa 9, Iowa 8
rv/rv DePaul 9, rv/rv Northwestern 3
Ohio State 5, Pittsburgh 1

Rankings are USA Softball/NFCA Coaches

Wednesday's Softball Schedule

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Seven games are on Wednesday's Big Ten softball slate, including Wisconsin hosting Nebraska in a key conference doubleheader to be carried on BTN.

Wednesday, April 30
#19/19 Nebraska at rv/rv Wisconsin, 2 p.m. (BTN)
Valparaiso at Indiana, 4 p.m.
#19/19 Nebraska at rv/rv Wisconsin, 4 p.m. (BTN)
rv/rv Northwestern at rv/rv DePaul, 5 p.m.
Valparaiso at Indiana, 6 p.m.
Pittsburgh at Ohio State, 6 p.m.
Northern Iowa at Iowa, 7:30 p.m. (BTDN)

All times Eastern
Rankings are USA Softball/NFCA Coaches

Sunday's Softball Results

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Iowa, Nebraska and Ohio State picked up wins on Sunday's Big Ten softball slate. The Huskers extended their winning streak to 10 games, while the Buckeyes won their fifth straight and completed a three-game sweep over nationally ranked Northwestern.

Sunday, April 27
#19/19 Nebraska 8, Michigan State 0 (6 innings)
Iowa 3, Indiana 2
Ohio State 7, rv/#25 Northwestern 4

Rankings are USA Softball/NFCA Coaches

Sunday's Softball Schedule

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Three games wrap up the Big Ten softball weekend slate on Sunday, with Indiana hosting Iowa, Michigan State entertaining Nebraska and Ohio State playing host to Northwestern. The Huskers and Buckeyes will be eyeing series sweeps.

Sunday, April 27
#19/19 Nebraska at Michigan State, Noon (BTN)
Iowa at Indiana, 1 p.m.
rv/#25 Northwestern at Ohio State, 1 p.m. (BTDN)

All times Eastern
Rankings are USA Softball/NFCA Coaches

Saturday's Softball Results

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Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio State and Wisconsin picked up wins on Saturday's Big Ten softball slate. The Badgers secured a three-game sweep with a victory over Purdue, collecting their school-record tying 13th consecutive win.

Saturday, April 26
#3/4 Michigan 10, Illinois 2 (6 innings)
#3/4 Michigan 6, Illinois 5
Indiana 9, Iowa 1 (5 innings)
#19/19 Nebraska 6, Michigan State 0
#13/12 Minnesota 16, Penn State 2 (5 innings) (Game 1)
#13/12 Minnesota 9, Penn State 0 (5 innings) (Game 2)
Ohio State 8, rv/#25 Northwestern 7
rv/rv Wisconsin 7, Purdue 3

Rankings are USA Softball/NFCA Coaches

Saturday's Softball Schedule

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Eight games are on Saturday's Big Ten softball slate, including a pair of doubleheaders in Champaign and Minneapolis. The Penn State-Minnesota nightcap can be seen live on BTN.

Saturday, April 26
#19/19 Nebraska at Michigan State, Noon
Penn State at #13/12 Minnesota, 12:30 p.m. (BTDN)
Iowa at Indiana, 1 p.m.
#3/4 Michigan at Illinois, 2 p.m. (BTDN)
rv/#25 Northwestern at Ohio State, 2 p.m. (BTDN)
Purdue at rv/rv Wisconsin, 2 p.m. (BTDN)
#3/4 Michigan at Illinois, 4 p.m.
Penn State at #13/12 Minnesota, 4:05 p.m. (BTN)

All times Eastern
Rankings are USA Softball/NFCA Coaches

Friday's Softball Results

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Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio State and Wisconsin picked up wins on Friday's Big Ten softball slate, with the Badgers completing a doubleheader sweep and Illinois recording a run rule win over first-place Michigan.

Friday, April 25
Illinois 10, #3/4 Michigan 2 (6 innings)
Iowa 1, Indiana 0
#19/19 Nebraska 2, Michigan State 0
Ohio State 3, rv/#25 Northwestern 1
#13/12 Minnesota 1, Penn State 0
rv/rv Wisconsin 2, Purdue 1 (Game 1)
rv/rv Wisconsin 6, Purdue 5 (Game 2)

Rankings are USA Softball/NFCA Coaches

Friday's Softball Schedule

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Six games are on Friday's Big Ten softball slate, with Illinois, Indiana, Michigan State, Minnesota, Ohio State and Wisconsin hosting conference foes. The lidlifter between Illinois and first-place Michigan will be televised on BTN.

Friday, April 25
Iowa at Indiana, 5 p.m.
#19/19 Nebraska at Michigan State, 5 p.m.
Purdue at rv/rv Wisconsin, 5 p.m. (BTDN)
rv/#25 Northwestern at Ohio State, 6 p.m. (BTDN)
Penn State at #13/12 Minnesota, 7 p.m. (BTDN)
#3/4 Michigan at Illinois, 8 p.m. (BTN)

All times Eastern
Rankings are USA Softball/NFCA Coaches

100 Days of the Big Ten Medal of Honor: Day 45

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Iowa's Kristin Johnson (2003, Softball)
A two-time NFCA All-American and Academic All-Big Ten selection, Johnson earned the Big Ten Medal of Honor in 2003. Johnson was a four-time All-Big Ten selection, including as a freshman in 2000, when she was the only player in the conference to be named a unanimous first-team All-Big Ten pick. She also collected first-team All-Big Ten plaudits as a senior in 2003 after being named a second-team NFCA All-American. Johnson, who was named Iowa's Golden Glove Winner in all four seasons, led the Hawkeyes to Big Ten Championships in 2001 and 2003. She was a member of the Academic All-Big Ten team in both her sophomore and junior seasons.

Wednesday's Softball Results

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On Wednesday's Big Ten softball slate, Michigan and Purdue split their doubleheader in West Lafayette, while Ohio State swept visiting Penn State. Indiana pulled away from Louisville in a non-conference affair. 

Wednesday, April 23
Purdue 3, #3/4 Michigan 2 (Game 1)
#3/4 Michigan 11, Purdue 0 (6 innings) (Game 2)
Ohio State 3, Penn State 1 (Game 1)
Ohio State 3, Penn State 1 (Game 2)

Indiana 8, Louisville 3
Iowa 6, Iowa State 6 (ended in tie due to darkness)
Central Michigan 6, Michigan State 4

North Dakota at #13/12 Minnesota (Game 1) - CANCELED
North Dakota at #13/12 Minnesota (Game 2) - CANCELED
#19/19 Nebraska at Creighton - CANCELED

All times Eastern
Rankings are USA Softball/NFCA Coaches