NU’s Edwards, Cassidy receive all-region honors
Nebraska softball players Bri Cassidy and Tristen Edwards were named to the NFCA Midwest All-Region third team Thursday. Cassidy and Edwards earned All-Region awards for the first time in their careers.
Edwards, a junior, started all 52 games for the Huskers. She hit a team-best .376 with 50 RBIs, 42 runs, 15 homers and 12 doubles. The California native is one of 13 Huskers in program history to reach 10 doubles and 10 homers in a season.
Cassidy was one of the nation’s top defensive catchers, committing only two errors in more than 300 attempts. She also hit .283 with 14 RBIs and eight doubles.