Lindsey Walljasper went 3-for-4 with one run and two RBIs against Texas Tech.
Photo by Scott Bruhn/Nebraska Communications

Nebraska Falls to Texas Tech, 15-10

By NU Athletic Communications

Texas Tech

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7   R H E
Texas Tech 2 0 0 3 7 2 1   15 12 2
Nebraska 0 0 6 1 0 0 3   10 12 5
W - E. Edmoundson  (2-0) 4.1 8 4 4 2 7
L - O. Ferrell (0-1) 0.0 4 7 6 2 0
S - None 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
Individual Leaders
Bri Cassidy 4 1 3 2 0 0
Lindsey Walljasper 4 1 3 1 1 0
Game Notes

In her first day as a Husker, freshman Lindsey Walljasper went 5-for-8, with six RBIs and two runs. She had two doubles and one homer.

Bri Cassidy finished the day 7-for-8 with three doubles, two runs and three RBIs. 

Houston, Texas. - In an offensive battle, the Nebraska softball team fell to Texas Tech, 15-10, on Friday night. NU dropped to 1-1 on the season after beating Lamar earlier in the day, while TTU improved to 2-0. 

On offense, Nebraska had 12 hits. Lindsey Walljasper and Bri Cassidy each went 3-for-4 with one run. Bree Boruff and Courtney Wallace each had two hits. Lexey Kneib and Tristen Edwards also had one hit for the Huskers. 

Wallace started the game in the circle for the Huskers. She went 4.0 innings and gave up five runs on five hits and also had four strikeouts. Olivia Ferrell dropped to 0-1 on the season. She gave up seven runs on four hits. Regan Mergele also pitched for the Huskers, going 3.0 innings. She gave up one earned run and recorded six strikeouts. 

Texas Tech's Erin Edmoundson improved to 2-0, pitching 4.1 innings. She gave up four runs on eight hits and had seven strikeouts. 

Texas Tech took a 2-0 lead in the first with three hits and one Husker error.

Nebraska brought 11 batters to the plate and took a 6-2 lead in the third inning. Boruff and Rylie Unzicker both singled to put two runners on. Edwards singled to score Boruff and give the Huskers their first run of the night. Wallace was walked to load the bases and Kneib singled to score two runs. Madi Unzicker drew another walk to load the bases again for Bri Cassidy. Cassidy hit  an infield single to score Wallace and give the Huskers four runs. Boruff reached on an error, which also allowed two runs to score. 

In the top of the fourth, the Red Raiders scored two runs on a walk, a single and a triple. A ground out scored another run for Texas Tech, cutting Nebraska's lead to 6-5 at the end of four innings.

Nebraska made it 7-5 in the fourth inning after two doubles from Walljasper and Wallace. 

Texas Tech took back the lead in the top of the fifth, scoring seven runs. A two-run homer tied the game. A double put the go-ahead run on and an error moved her to third. Another single scored one run. With two runners on, a walk loaded the bases. Two more walks and a single gave the Red Raiders a 12-7 lead.

In the sixth, TTU extended its lead to 14-7. A single put a runner on. She stole second and scored after a throwing error. Another walk and stolen base put a runner on second. A single scored her. In the bottom of the inning, Walljasper hit a two-out single and Wallace doubled to put two runners on scoring position, but a ground out ended in the inning. 

The Red Raiders scored a final, unearned run in the seventh. Nebraska attempted a comeback in the bottom of the inning. The Huskers loaded the bases in the bottom of the seventh with a pair of singles and a walk. Edwards drew a walk to score a run. Walljasper singled to score two more runs and cut the lead 15-10, but it wouldn't be enough to get the win.

The Lone Star College Classic continues tomorrow. Nebraska will play Lamar at 11:30 a.m. After, the Huskers take on Texas Tech at 2 p.m. A live radio stream for both games will be available on 


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