Nebraska baseball opens series against Grand Canyon with 7-2 win

The Huskers traveled to Phoenix, Arizona, for their first game of a four-game series against Grand Canyon. Nebraska took down the Antelopes in a lopsided 7-2 outing.

The Huskers didn’t earn their first runs until the fourth inning, with the game remaining scoreless up until then. Nebraska did finish the night with nine hits and six RBIs to produce its seven runs.

Dylan Carey started things off for the Huskers with his lone hit of the game. Carey delivered an RBI double in the fourth. Tyler Stone then brought Carey in with a two-run home run to push Nebraska’s lead to 3-0.

Josh Caron brought in the next two runs in the fifth with an RBI triple. This hit drove in Riley Silva before a throwing error sent Caron home plate as well. Garrett Anglim hit a sacrificial fly in the sixth to drive in a run. Stone then hit a double in the ninth for Nebraska’s final run of the game.

Drew Christo started on the mound for Nebraska, pitching for six innings. Christo faced 25 batters in the game and threw four strikeouts and surrendered seven hits and a run. Jackson Brockett and freshman Tucker Timmerman pitched for the remainder of the game, facing a combined 13 batters and surrendering one hit and one run.

Nebraska improves to 2-2 on the season and will play its second game against Grand Canyon on Friday night. The first pitch is set for 7:00 p.m. and can be viewed on ESPN+.

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