The University of Nebraska Athletic Hall of Fame Plaza honors all 24 Husker Athletic programs and the elite student-athletes and coaches who have continued the tradition of excellence at Nebraska.

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Nicola Martial

Women's Track and Field, 2016

Nicola Martial earned the distinction of being the first Nebraska female student-athlete to be an individual national champion, an All-American and an academic All-American during her illustrious Husker career. An outstanding triple jumper, Martial won three national championships in the event. She captured back-to-back titles at the 1994 and 1995 NCAA Outdoor Championships, while winning her lone NCAA indoor title in 1996. A six-time All-American, Martial swept the indoor and outdoor conference triple jump titles all four seasons of her career. A multi-time individual national champion and All-American, Martial also excelled in the classroom, earning first-team CoSIDA Academic All-America accolades as a senior. Martial graduated from Nebraska in 1996 with a degree in political science and then represented her home country of Guyana that summer at the Olympic Games in Atlanta, Ga.


Nancy Metcalf

Volleyball, 2016

Nancy (Meendering) Metcalf earned multiple first-team All-America honors on the court and in the classroom while starring for the Nebraska volleyball team from 1997 to 2001. A three-time first-team All-American, Metcalf was also a two-time Big 12 Player of the Year and a two-time NCAA Regional MVP. She capped her career with one of the greatest seasons in program history as a senior in 2001, when she was a finalist for the Honda Award – presented to the nation's most outstanding player – and was also named the CoSIDA Volleyball Academic All-American of the Year. Metcalf helped lead Nebraska to a trio of Big 12 titles and two NCAA Semifinals appearances during her four seasons on the court, and she also played a role in the Huskers' national championship in 2000, when Metcalf redshirted following time spent training with the U.S. National Team. In the classroom, Metcalf was a two-time CoSIDA Academic All-America selection, and she earned an NCAA Top 10 Award. Metcalf ended her career with 13 school records, and she still holds Nebraska match records for kills (39) and aces (7). She earned her degree in advertising from the University of Nebraska in 2001 and continued her career following graduation, representing the United States at the 2004 Olympics.


Liz Mooney (Shaffer)

Women's Tennis, 2015

A four-year letterwinner for the Nebraska women's tennis program, Mooney earned All-America honors in 1986. That season she teamed up with Cari L. Groce at No. 1 doubles to earn the first All-America accolades in program history. The duo also finished runner-up at the 1984 Big Eight Championships. Mooney was the first Nebraska women's tennis player in the NCAA era to notch 50 singles wins, 50 doubles victories and 100 combined victories. She held Nebraska's record for career doubles victories for more than a dozen years. Mooney earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a major in business administration from the University of Nebraska in 1986.

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Carl Myerscough

Men's Track and Field, 2024

Carl Myerscough was a four-time NCAA shot put champion and seven-time All-American as the most decorated thrower in Nebraska men’s track and field history. Myerscough won back-to-back indoor shot put national titles in 2002 and 2003 and was the NCAA outdoor shot put national champion in 2003 and 2004. At the conclusion of his career, Myerscough was just the third person in NCAA history to win four total shot put national titles. Myerscough is the Nebraska record holder in the indoor and outdoor shot put and in the discus. He was an eight-time Big 12 Conference champion, including winning three consecutive indoor shot put titles and three consecutive discus titles. Myerscough scored 57 points in his NCAA Championships career, the second-highest total in program history. His performances helped the Huskers post two top-10 and six top-25 team finishes during Myerscough’s career. Myerscough went on to throw for his native Great Britain in the 2012 Olympics. He earned his degree in art from the University of Nebraska in 2004.