Nebraska women’s soccer coach named Big Ten Coach of the Year

Nebraska’s women’s soccer coach has been named the Big Ten Coach of the Year. John Walker earned his fourth conference coach of the year on Friday afternoon.

Walker earned Big Ten Coach of the Year in 2013 and was the Big 12 Coach of the Year in 1996 and 1999. He also won the National Coach of the Year award in 1996.

He first came to Lincoln in April of 1994 and has made 12 NCAA Tournament appearances. Under Walker, the Huskers have made eight NCAA Sweet 16 appearances, including two trips to the Elite Eight.

Nebraska will take on Ohio State on Sunday afternoon at 1:00 p.m. The match will see the Huskers face the Buckeyes in the quarterfinal round of the Big Tne Tournament.

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