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Nebraska baseball falls to Grand Canyon 7-5

The Huskers entered game three against Grand Canyon on Saturday night. Nebraska battled the Antelopes throughout but came up short 7-5. The Huskers took a 3-2 lead in the first inning, but Grand Canyon jumped ahead in the third and fifth innings and held the lead for the rest of the night.

Both teams produced 11 hits in the game, but Grand Canyon earned six RBIs while Nebraska earned five. The Huskers also coughed up two errors, one of them resulting in a run for the Antelopes.

Josh Caron led Nebraska in the batter’s box right out of the game, delivering a three-run home run in the first inning. Caron finished the night with two hits and three RBIs. Cayden Brumbaugh produced the other two RBIs for Nebraska, hitting sacrificial flies in the fifth and seventh innings.

Will Walsh started on the mound for the Huskers and pitched for 3.0 innings. Walsh faced 15 batters and threw two strikeouts. Mason McConnaughey took over for Walsh and pitched for 3.0 innings, facing 14 batters and striking out two. Evan Borst pitched for 1.1 innings, faced six batters and threw one strikeout. Kyle Perry finished the game for Nebraska and faced two batters.

The Huskers fall to 3-3 and will conclude the series against Grand Canyon on Sunday afternoon. The first pitch is set for 1 p.m. and can be viewed on ESPN+.

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