Nebraska softball takes down No. 23 Oregon

The Huskers entered the second day of the Mary Nutter Collegiate Classic. Nebraska lost both games on its first day and faced off against No. 23 Oregon on the second day. The Huskers took down the Ducks with a commanding 6-0 victory.

Nebraska took the lead in the first inning, with Ava Bredwell and Bella Bacon delivering sacrificial hits to bring in two runs. Billie Andrews followed it up with a two-run home run in the third. Bredwell delivered an RBI double in the fifth to push Nebraska’s lead to 5-0. Samantha Bland concluded the Huskers’ scoring in the sixth, delivering a home run.

Sarah Harness started in the circle for Nebraska and faced 18 batters through 3.2 innings. Harness threw two strikeouts and surrendered just three hits. Kaylin Kinney pitched the rest of the game, facing 13 batters and surrendering only two hits.

Nebraska improves to 7-5 on the season and will conclude the tournament Sunday with a doubleheader against No. 20 Utah and Cal State Fullerton. The first game is set for 11 a.m. and the second is set for 1:30 p.m., with both games airing on FloSoftball.

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