Baseball - Archives 2015

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Schreiber Homers in Extras, NU Wins 3-2
Baseball 04/01/2015

Papillion, Neb. Freshman Scott Schreiber found the perfect time for the first home run of his Husker career, as the Menasha, Wis., native broke a 2-2 tie in the top of the 10th inning with a two-out solo home into the left field seats at Werner Park. Senior Josh Roeder took the mound in the bottom of the 10th and struck out the side to notch his ninth save of the season.

King Stifles Jays In Front of Record Crowd
Baseball 03/31/2015

Lincoln In front of 7,319 fans, the largest crowd ever for a regular-season game between Nebraska and Creighton in Lincoln, the No. 18 Nebraska baseball team concluded its 16-game homestand on Tuesday night with a 5-1 win over the Creighton Bluejays, who entered the game on a seven-game winnings streak. The Huskers are now 22-7 on the year and finished the homestand with a 15-1 record. The last time the Huskers notched 22 wins before the month of April was 2005, when NU entered April with a 22-3 record.

Kubat and Dilday Earn Big Ten Honors
Baseball 03/31/2015

Lincoln Following a 4-1 week for the Nebraska baseball team, that included a sweep of the nationally-ranked Texas Longhorns, senior Kyle Kubat was named Big Ten Pitcher of the Week and freshman Elijah Dilday was named Big Ten Co-Freshmen of the Week by the conference office on Tuesday morning. The Huskers have earned three weekly awards from the league office this season, as Ryan Boldt was named Big Ten Player of the Week on Feb. 23.

Husker Pitchers Earn National Honor
Baseball 03/30/2015

Lincoln - Nebraska's pitching staff from Saturday's 15-inning 1-0 win over Texas was recognized by Collegiate Baseball as a National Player of the Week on Monday, March 30.

No. 18 Huskers Host Creighton, Visit Mavericks
Baseball 03/30/2015

Lincoln - The No. 18 Nebraska baseball team (21-7, 3-0 Big Ten) is set to finish its 16-game homestand on Tuesday night at 6:35 p.m. when the Creighton Bluejays (15-7, 0-0 Big East) visit Hawks Field for the first of three meetings between the two programs in 2015. The Huskers are 15-1 on the homestand, with the only loss coming last Wednesday to Cal State Fullerton, 4-3. The Huskers then head east on I-80 to Werner Park, home of the Omaha Storm Chasers, on Wednesday for a 6:35 p.m. showdown with the Omaha Mavericks (13-11, 6-3 Summit).

Play Get Out the Brooms, Huskers Sweep #16 Texas
Baseball 03/29/2015

Lincoln The Nebraska baseball team (21-7, 3-0 Big Ten) completed a three-game sweep of the No. 16 Texas Longhorns (17-11, 5-1 Big 12) on Sunday afternoon at Hawks Field with a 6-2 win. The Huskers have posted sweeps in each of their last three weekend series and are now 14-1 at Hawks Field in 2015.

Play Huskers Walk Off #16 Longhorns, 1-0, in 15 Innings
Baseball 03/28/2015

Lincoln Deadlocked in a scoreless game in the bottom of the 15th inning, senior Austin Darby delivered a one-out base hit to left field and Texas' Ben Johnson booted the ball, allowing Tanner Lubach to score from second base for the game-winning run. The 1-0 victory clinched the series for the Huskers, who are now 20-7 on the year.

Sinclair Dominates No. 16 Texas in 3-1 Win
Baseball 03/27/2015

Lincoln Behind 7.2 innings of two-hit work from starter Chance Sinclair along a three-run fifth inning from the Husker offense, the Nebraska baseball team opened its series against the No. 16 Texas Longhorns on Friday night at Hawks Field with a 3-1 victory. The Huskers are now 19-7 on the year and are 12-1 at Hawks Field in 2015.

Unique Husker Doubleheaders: Softball/Baseball
Baseball 03/26/2015

Nebraska Baseball Coach Darin Erstad is laser-focused on his team's impending weekend challenge against No. 16-ranked Texas at Hawks Field, but reminds Big Red fans of a special bonus: Any fan with a

Huskers Renew Rivalry with Texas
Baseball 03/26/2015

Lincoln - This weekend the Nebraska baseball team (18-7, 3-0 Big Ten) will host the No. 16 Texas Longhorns (17-8, 5-1 Big 12) at Hawks Field for the first time since 2011, when both teams were still members of the Big 12 Conference. This weekend's series, which opens on Friday night at 6:35 p.m., will mark the second series between the two teams since the Huskers left for the Big Ten Conference following the 2011 season, as the Huskers made a trip to Austin for a three-game series in 2013.

Play Husker Winning Streak Snapped at 11 Games
Baseball 03/25/2015

Lincoln The Nebraska baseball team (18-7, 3-0 Big Ten) saw its 11-game winning streak come to an end on Wednesday afternoon at Hawks Field when it dropped its first home game of the season, a 4-3 defeat to the Cal State Fullerton Titans (12-12, 0-0 Big West). The Huskers hit in the bottom of the ninth at home for the first time all year and had the tying run on base, but Yutan, Neb., native Tyler Peitzmeier closed out the game for the Titans with his eighth save of the season.

Play NU Extends Winning Streak with 7-2 Win Over Titans
Baseball 03/24/2015

Lincoln The Nebraska baseball team (18-6, 3-0 Big Ten) extended its winning streak to 11 games on Tuesday night with a 7-2 victory over the Cal State Fullerton Titans (11-12, 0-0 Big West). It was the Huskers first-ever win over the perennial power Titans, who had won the first eight meetings between the two teams. The Huskers are now 11-0 this season at Hawks Field, the best start at home since 2008 when the Huskers also started 11-0.