Home runs by Perry, Berkland power Gophers over Nebraska

Jake Perry and Drew Berkland each hit home runs to lead the Gophers baseball team to a 6-2 victory over Nebraska at Siebert Field on Sunday.

Kyle Remington pitched 3⅓ innings of shutout relief with five strikeouts to save the victory. Gophers starter Tucker Novotny allowed two runs and five hits in 5⅓ innings.

Perry's home run gave the Gophers (21-21, 7-11 Big Ten) a 3-0 lead over Nebraska (30-16, 12-6) and Berkland's home run made it 6-2.


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