Kozal’s HRs Spark South Dakota State Past the Nebraska Baseball Team

The Nebraska Baseball team surrendered eight unanswered runs in the eighth and ninth innings, as the Huskers fell 10-6 to South Dakota State on Wednesday night at Hawks Field at Haymarket Park. It was Waverly alum Thatcher Kozal that provided the spark for the Jackrabbits, going 4-for-5 at the plate for a pair of home runs.
For Nebraska, Case Sanderson reached in four of his five plate appearances, extending his on-base streak to 19 games. Joshua Overbeek drove in two runs from the leadoff spot, including a solo home run. Jackson Brockett pitched three innings, allowing one run on two hits with a pair of strikeouts. The Huskers wrap up the regular season with a three-game weekend series with Indiana here in Lincoln starting tomorrow night (Friday) at 6 o’clock.

Big Ten Honors for Husker Softball

Big Ten Conference accolades for three Nebraska softball players. Billie Andrews was named to the All-Big Ten first team, Sydney Gray earned second-team All-Big Ten accolades and Samantha Bland was named to the All-Freshman team. The Huskers play in the Big Ten Tournament in Iowa City at 1:30 this afternoon against Minnesota, which you can see on BTN.

State Soccer Update

At the Class B Girls State Soccer Tournament in Omaha on Wednesday, Norris fell to Omaha Skutt 3-1. Class B boys are Thursday. Semifinals of the Class A boys and girls soccer tournament are Friday featuring Lincoln Southwest boys and girls, Pius X girls and Lincoln East girls.




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