Columbus, Ohio -- Mother Nature was the only winner on Friday evening, as Nebraska's Big Ten series opener at Ohio State was suspended because of inclement weather in the middle of the fourth inning.
Following a 13-2 midweek win over Omaha on Tuesday night at Hawks Field, the Nebraska baseball team (24-15-1, 7-4-1 Big Ten) returns to Big Ten play this weekend with a trip to Columbus, Ohio, for a three-game series against the Ohio State Buckeyes (16-24, 4-8 Big Ten).
The Nebraska baseball team (24-15-1, 7-4-1 Big Ten) hit a season-high three home runs in a 13-2 victory on Tuesday night at Hawks Field, including a grand slam from senior Jake Schleppenbach. Luke Roskam and Scott Schreiber also homered in the Huskers' win over the Omaha Mavericks (10-29, 7-11 Summit). The win was also the 200th victory at Nebraska for Head Coach Darin Erstad, who became the fifth coach in program history to reach the milestone.
After playing four straight road games, including a series victory at Minnesota, the Nebraska baseball team (23-15-1, 7-4-1 Big Ten) returns to Hawks Field on Tuesday for a meeting with the Omaha Mavericks (10-29, 7-11 Summit) at 6:35 p.m.
Leading 6-4 after eight innings, Nebraska scored three runs in the ninth to knock off Minnesota and win the three-game series at Siebert Field on Sunday afternoon.
The Nebraska baseball team (22-15-1, 6-4-1 Big Ten) fell to Minnesota, 5-3, at Siebert Field on Saturday afternoon, evening the weekend series at 1-1.
The Nebraska baseball team (22-14-1, 6-3-1 Big Ten) opened its weekend road trip with a 5-3 win over Minnesota at Siebert Field on Friday night.
After dropping its first conference series of the year last weekend to Iowa, the Nebraska baseball team (21-14-1, 5-3-1 Big Ten) will look to get back on the winning path this weekend when it travels to Minneapolis, Minn., for a three-game series against the defending Big Ten regular-season champion Minnesota Golden Gophers (22-10, 7-2 Big Ten).
Nebraska fell behind early against Creighton and threatened to rally in the sixth inning before ultimately falling to the Bluejays, 5-2, at TD Ameritrade Park on Tuesday night.
After losing consecutive games for the first time in over a month this past weekend, the Nebraska baseball team (21-13-1, 5-3-1 Big Ten) will play four road games this week. The week starts with a midweek trip to TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha on Tuesday night for the second game in a three-game season series against the Creighton Bluejays (14-16, 5-1 Big East). Nebraska then heads to Minneapolis this weekend for three Big Ten Conference games against the Minnesota Golden Gophers.
Trailing 6-5 with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning the Nebraska baseball team (21-13-1, 5-3-1 Big Ten) scored three runs, with two coming in on a triple by Mojo Hagge. Luis Alvarado closed the door in the ninth, his sixth save of the year, and the Huskers notched a 8-6 win to avoid a sweep by the Iowa Hawkeyes (22-12, 5-4 Big Ten). Nebraska hasn't been swept at home during conference play in 2009, when it was swept three times during Big 12 play by Kansas State, Texas and Missouri.
The Nebraska baseball team (20-13-1, 4-3-1 Big Ten) had the tying run at the plate in the bottom of the ninth inning, but was unable to put together a late rally in a 5-3 loss to the Iowa Hawkeyes (22-11, 5-3 Big Ten) on Saturday night at Hawks Field. The Hawkeyes secured a series win with the victory and have now won 13 of their last 16 games.