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Huskers can’t snap Illinois win streak, now at 26

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No. 5 Illinois Fighting Illini (45-6-1, 21-1 Big Ten) ran their nation-leading win streak to 26 games with a 10-9 victory. The Huskers scored the game’s final five runs and had the tying run in scoring position with two outs in the top of the ninth, but Tyler Jay closed the door for his 12th […]

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Huskers latest victim in Illinois’ long winning streak

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The 2nd ranked Illinois Fighting Illini (44-6-1, 20-1 Big Ten) ran its nation-leading win streak to 25 games and clinched the 2015 Big Ten regular-season title with a 6-3 victory over the Nebraska baseball team (34-20, 9-13 Big Ten). Freshmen Luis Alvarado and Scott Schreiber each had two hits on the night, including a pair of […]

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Huskers open Big 10 softball tourney with win over host Buckeyes

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The Nebraska softball team opened postseason play with a 5-2 win over host Ohio State in the quarterfinals of the Big Ten Tournament Friday evening at Buckeye Field. With the win, Nebraska (33-20) advanced to Saturday’s second semifinal. The Huskers will face either second-seeded Minnesota or No. 10 seed Iowa at 5 p.m. (Central) on […]

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Husker softball gets a bye at the Big Ten Tournament

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Nebraska earned the No. 3 seed for the upcoming Big Ten Softball Tournament in Columbus, Ohio, and the Huskers will open play at the tournament on Friday, May 8, at 4:30 p.m. The Huskers, who have finished in the top three of the final league standings in each of their first four seasons in the […]

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Huskers pound Northwestern in series finale victory

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With the chance to win its first Big Ten road series of the year on the line, the Nebraska baseball team (33-17, 8-10 Big Ten) delivered an 11-0 shutout against the Northwestern Wildcats (15-31, 5-13 Big Ten) on Sunday afternoon at Rocky Miller Park. Sophomore Derek Burkamper started and went 7.0 strong innings, while all […]

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Huskers pound Illinois to close out regular season

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The Nebraska softball team closed out the regular season with its 17th run-rule victory of the season, defeating Illinois, 9-1, in five innings Sunday afternoon at Bowlin Stadium. On Senior Day, Husker seniors Kylee Muir and Steph Pasquale combined to go 2-for-4 with four runs and four RBIs, leading a Husker offense that out-hit Michigan […]

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Huskers softball opens series with shutout victory over Illinois

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An eight-run fourth inning was all the offense the Nebraska softball team would need Friday night, as the Huskers run-ruled Illinois, 8-0, in five innings at Bowlin Stadium. The Huskers sent 13 batters to the plate in the decisive fifth inning despite recording only three hits. Nebraska drew five walks in the inning and was […]

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Huskers come from behind, hold on, to finish season sweep of Bluejays

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On a night when Josh Roeder notched his 31st career save to tie Brett Jensen for Nebraska’s career saves mark, the Nebraska baseball team (31-16, 6-9 Big Ten) finished a season sweep of the Creighton Bluejays (24-13) with a 7-6 victory on Tuesday night in front of 10,513 fans at TD Ameritrade Park. With a […]

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Iowa sweeps Nebraska baseball

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The No. 19 Iowa Hawkeyes (30-11, 13-2 Big Ten) finished off a three-game sweep of the Nebraska baseball team (30-16, 6-9 Big Ten) on Sunday afternoon with a doubleheader sweep. The Hawkeyes walked off the Huskers, 3-2, in the 10th inning of game one and then took game two by a score of 5-1. With […]

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Huskers baseball series opener at Iowa postponed

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Due to rain in Iowa City, Nebraska baseball’s series opener on Friday night at Iowa has been postponed. The Huskers and Hawkeyes are scheduled to play at 3 p.m. tomorrow and will play a doubleheader on Sunday starting at 11 a.m.

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Huskers softball can’t survive Northwestern rally and falls in series finale

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The Nebraska softball team was three outs away from a sweep of Northwestern before the Wildcats rallied for a 5-3 win in the series finale Sunday at Bowlin Stadium. It was a tight contest throughout that featured high drama in the late innings. Nebraska built a 3-0 lead after three innings of play, but Northwestern […]

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Darby powers Nebraska baseball to 8-6 victory over Omaha Mavericks

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A 5-for-5 night from senior Austin Darby powered the No. 23 Nebraska baseball team (28-11, 5-4 Big Ten) to a 8-6 win over the Omaha Mavericks (16-17, 9-6 Summit) on Wednesday night at Hawks Field. With the victory, the Huskers took the two-game season series from the Mavs. Darby’s career-high five hits included three singles […]

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Huskers softball go extras to down the Omaha Mavericks

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Alicia Armstrong delivered a three-run triple in the top of the eighth inning to lift the Nebraska softball team to an 8-5 extra-inning victory over UNO Wednesday night in Omaha. Armstrong’s timely hit helped Nebraska escape with the win after the Huskers lost a 5-0 lead late. Armstrong finished 2-for-5 with a career-high five RBIs, […]

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Nebraska baseball can’t hold lead as Maryland sweeps Huskers in Big Ten series

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The No. 18 Nebraska baseball team (23-10, 3-3 Big Ten) jumped out to a 5-0 lead over the No. 17 Maryland Terrapins (22-7, 7-2 Big Ten) on Sunday afternoon, but the Terrapins fought back and scored the game’s final six runs, including an unearned run in the ninth for a 6-5 walk-off win. The Huskers […]

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Huskers softball rally comes up short in series finale loss at Ohio State

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The Nebraska softball team’s seventh-inning rally fell one run short in a controversial 5-4 loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes Sunday in Columbus, Ohio. Ohio State led 3-0 with runners on second and third with one out in the bottom of the sixth inning. The Buckeyes then put down a squeeze bunt and on a […]

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