Bulldogs Take Game Two
|W - N. Timmons||5.0||2||0||0||0||7|
|L - L. Walljasper (4-6)||4.0||7||0||6||5||6|
|S - None||0.0||0||0||0||0||0|
Anni Raley made her first appearance at catcher against Drake.
Payton Huscroft made her first appearance at first base against the Bulldogs.
Samantha Owen had one hit in each of the games against Drake today.
Lincoln, Neb. - The Nebraska softball team (10-18) dropped game two of its mid-week doubleheader to Drake (18-13) on Tuesday by a score of 14-0.
Drake's Nicole Timmons (8-7) pitched a complete 5.0 inning game. She gave up two hits in the shutout and recorded seven strikeouts.
Lindsey Walljasper (4-6) started and pitched 4.0 innings. She gave up six runs on seven hits and recorded six strikeouts. Regan Mergele pitched 1.0 inning of relief. She gave up eight runs - six unearned - and walked four batters.
Samantha Owen and Rylie Unzicker each had a hit on the day.
Drake took a 2-0 lead in the top of the third, scoring two runs off three hits. The Bulldogs extended their lead in the top of the fourth, scoring four runs off three hits.
The Huskers got their first hit in the bottom of the fourth when Samantha Owen hit a one-out single. Rylie Unzicker also singled to put runners on the corners with two outs, but a ground out ended the inning.
Drake did damage in the top of the fifth, scoring eight runs. The Bulldogs had four hits and capitalized on a Husker error, scoring six unearned runs.
Nebraska couldn't make up the difference in the bottom of the inning.
Nebraska continues its home stand this weekend, when Illinois comes to Bowlin Stadium for a three-game series. Game one is set for Friday at 5:30 p.m. A live radio broadcast will be available on Huskers.com. The game will also be televised on BTN. For tickets and game day information, visit Huskers.com.