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Frosted Flakes: Husker Soccer Is Ranked in RPI

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I am a little slow in posting this, but the Nebraska-Purdue game on September 29 is going to be televised on the Big Ten Network. Kickoff is at 2:30 and the game is on Nebraska’s homecoming weekend. Purdue was one of the most improved teams in the Big Ten under new head coach Jeff Brohm in 2017. They have had a rough start to the 2018 season, like Nebraska. Both teams have tough games coming up this weekend. Both coaches will be looking to right the ship and get on a winning trend. Here’s to Nebraska being the team who gets on track first.

You’ll also note below that the Husker soccer team is have a great season. They are ranked 21st in the first RPI rankings and boast the reigning Big Ten goalkeeper of the week.

I guess we aren’t just a volleyball school.

Frosted Flakes

Huskers Ranked 21st in First RPI - - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
Nebraska earned the No. 21 spot in the first women’s soccer RPI of the season.

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Florida State and Nebraska used to be unbeatable. What happened?

Corder Earns Big Ten Weekly Honor - - Nebraska Athletics Official Web Site
Junior Aubrei Corder earned Big Ten Goalkeeper-of-the-Week honors on Tuesday.

Sun makes first appearance as Huskers gear up for Big Ten play | |
LINCOLN — Ready or not, the Big Ten Conference is here for John Cook and his team.

Huskers stubbing toes on special teams, but coaches hope 'validity' helps with corrections | Sports |
Jovan Dewitt didn't sugarcoat it. "It wasn't very good, right?" Nebraska's special teams coordinator said Tuesday when asked about what he saw from that group Saturday against Troy in a...

Cook, Huskers preparing for brutal Big Ten schedule - KLKN-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Lincoln, NE;
Nebraska volleyball is set to open Big Ten play this Friday.

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Here are your 2018 Ig Nobel Prize winners | Ars Technica
The 2018 awards honor research on cursing while driving and cannibalistic calories.

Then There’s This

A prehistoric thirst for craft beer
Evidence suggests that stone mortars from Raqefet Cave, Israel, were used in brewing cereal-based beer millennia before the establishment of sedentary villages and cereal agriculture