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Schanaman shines in earning first university win

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Schanaman shines in earning first university win


OMAHA, Neb. — On Tuesday night, the Nebraska baseball crew (12-7) extended its winning streak to six consecutive games with a 6-3 win over intrastate rival Creighton at TD Ameritrade Park. Freshman left-hander and Omaha local Kyle Perry, making his third start of the season, went 3.2 innings and allowed one run on three hits while recording four strikeouts. Nebraska saw relief appearances from Shay Schanaman (1.1 innings), Bo Blessie (1.0), Max Schreiber (1.0), Mike Waldron (1.0), and Robbie Palkert (1.0). Schanaman made his longest outing of the season, while Blessie made his college debut.


In the primary pinnacle, the Huskers went down in order with three flyouts. Creighton scratched out one run in the backside of the first to take the early lead. The first two Bluejay batters doubled, but two runners were left on base when the inning ended. NU scored two runs in the top of the second to take a 2-1 lead. Gunner Hellstrom ripped a leadoff double before Angelo Altavilla did the equal to force him in. Altavilla advanced to 1/3 on a sacrifice bunt, after which they scored while Cam Chick reached on mistakes. A double play ended the inning. Creighton controlled one baserunner through hit-by using-pitch but left him stranded in a scoreless bottom of the second one.

Nebraska delivered three runs inside the top of the 0.33 to build a 5-1 benefit. Joe Acker hit a leadoff unmarried before Aaron Palensky doubled. A groundout was offered in Acker before Hellstrom laced an RBI eligible. Altavilla and Keegan Watson each singled, bringing Hellstrom in to score. In the lowest of the third, Creighton went down 1-2-three. NU controlled three hits inside the pinnacle of the fourth. However, it couldn’t deliver in any runs.

Two baserunners had been caught stealing. The Bluejays managed a one-out triple, but the runner turned left stranded in a scoreless frame. In the top of the 5th, Nebraska drew three consecutive walks with outs to load the bases. However, it left the runners stranded. Shanahan struck out the facet in the backside of the 5th. NU went down in order inside the pinnacle of the 6th. In the bottom of the 6th, Creighton managed two baserunners however left them both stranded. Nebraska scored one run in the top of the seventh to take a 6-1 lead.

Mojo Hagge singled in the leadoff spot and advanced to 2d on an error. Altavilla walked, and Watson became hit by the pitch to load the bases. Gomes hit a sacrifice fly that scored Hagge before a fielder’s choice ended the inning. Two Bluejays walked inside the bottom of the seventh, but Creighton couldn’t plate any runs. NU went down in order at the top of the eighth. Creighton scratched one run in the bottom of the 8th to reduce its deficit to six. Each of the first two batters managed hits, including a double, earlier than a dual-play lineup, and a strikeout ended the frame.

In the pinnacle of the 9th, NU drew walks but couldn’t upload to its lead. In the lowest of the 9th, Creighton scored one run on two hits, even as Nebraska dedicated one mistake. The Huskers return to action this weekend while they visit Minneapolis, Minn., to maintain conference play towards Minnesota. The video games are set for Friday (4 p.m.), Saturday (1 p.m.), and Sunday (1 p.m.).

Erika Norman

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