Huskers fall in ninth in 6-3 loss to No. 21 Texas Tech

The Nebraska baseball team entered its second day of Shriners Children’s College Showdown for a Top 25 battle with No. 21 Texas Tech. The Huskers squared off with the Red Raiders throughout the game, but surrendered three runs in the ninth, resulting in the loss.

Texas Tech took the lead in the second inning, but Nebraska tied the score at 3-3 in the fifth inning. The Huskers finished the game with ten hits but only produced two RBIs.

Dylan Carey drove in the tying in the fifth, earning his lone hit of the game with an RBI single to bring in Joshua Overbeek. Overbeek led Nebraska in the batter’s box, going 4-of-5.

Will Walsh started on the mound for the Huskers, pitching 5.2 innings. Walsh faced 24 batters, struck out four, and surrendered seven hits and three runs. Nebraska brought in five other pitchers following Walsh, combining for five strikeouts, four hits, three runs, and three walks.

Nebraska will conclude the tournament on Sunday morning as it will face Oklahoma. The first pitch is set for 10:30 a.m. and can be viewed on FloBaseball.

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