The Nebraska Cornhuskers were Big Ten Champions in 2021. The B1G coaches like the Huskers to repeat in 2022.

Nebraska is No. 1 in the conference coaches’ preseason top 6, released Thursday. The Huskers are followed by Michigan, Iowa, Maryland, Ohio State and Indiana.

Rank Team
1 Nebraska
2 Michigan
3 Iowa
4 Maryland
5 Ohio State
6 Indiana

It’s no surprise that Nebraska topped the coaches’ preseason poll. The Huskers enter the season as the top-ranked team in the B1G with preseason rankings of No. 20 by Baseball America, No. 22 by Perfect Game and No. 25 in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA).

The 2022 B1G baseball season opens Friday. Conference coaches named 3 students from their own squads to a Preseason Honors list, below:

Branden Comia, SS, Jr., Illinois
Justin Janas, INF, Jr., Illinois
Cole Kirschsieper, LHP, Jr., Illinois
Matthew Ellis, C, Jr., Indiana
Phillip Glasser, SS, Jr., Indiana
John-Biagio Modugno, RHP, Jr., Indiana
Adam Mazur, RHP, So., Iowa
Dylan Nedved, RHP, Sr., Iowa
Peyton Williams, 1B, So., Iowa
Chris Alleyne, RHP, Sr., Maryland
Nick Dean, RHP, Jr., Maryland
Matt Shaw, INF, So., Maryland
Ted Burton, INF, Jr., Michigan
Clark Elliott, OF, Jr., Michigan
Cam Weston, RHP, Jr., Michigan
Trent Farquhar, 2B, So., Michigan State
Mitch Jebb, SS, So., Michigan State
Zaid Walker, OF, Jr., Michigan State
Sam Ireland, RHP/OF, Jr., Minnesota
Chase Stanke, C, Sr., Minnesota
Ronald Sweeny, 1B, Sr., Minnesota
Max Anderson, 3B, So., Nebraska
Kyle Perry, LHP, Sr., Nebraska
Shay Schanaman, RHP, Sr., Nebraska
Anthony Calarco, INF, Sr., Northwestern
Michael Doherty, RHP, Sr., Northwestern
Stephen Hrustich, C/INF, Jr., Northwestern
TJ Brock, RHP, Sr., Ohio State
Zach Dezenzo, SS, Sr., Ohio State
Ethan Hammerberg, RHP, Jr., Ohio State
Travis Luensmann, RHP, So., Penn State
Johnny Piacentino, OF, Jr., Penn State
Matt Wood, C, Jr., Penn State
Mike Bolton, OF, Jr., Purdue
Paul Toetz, INF, So., Purdue
Wyatt Wendall, RHP, Jr., Purdue
Chris Brito, INF, Jr., Rutgers
Mike Nyisztor, OF/INF, Sr., Rutgers
Dale Stanavich, LHP, Jr., Rutgers