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Huskers Falter Against Mavericks on Tuesday


Nebraska dropped a midweek matchup vs. Omaha on Tuesday, falling 10-6 at Hawks Field at Haymarket Park.

Nebraska (9-5-1) scored six runs on nine hits and three errors, while the Mavericks (6-8) had 10 runs on 10 hits and committed one error.

Michael Garza made his first start with the Huskers, allowing three hits and striking out five in three scoreless innings. Caleb Clark, Mason Ornelas and Corbin Hawkins combined to throw the next two innings. Shay Schanaman dropped to 1-2 on the season after allowing three runs, two earned, on a pair of hits in two innings. Schanaman recorded four strikeouts to move into a tie for ninth all-time in program history with 200 strikeouts. Kyle Perry and Drew Christo teamed up to pitch the final two innings.

Efry Cervantes led NU at the plate, going 3-for-4 with a pair of runs scored. Brice Matthews went 2-for-4 with an RBI. Griffin Everitt touched home twice, while four Huskers had one hit apiece.

Nebraska struck first in the bottom of the third, scoring two runs on three hits. Everitt drew a leadoff walk and Cervantes ripped a single up the middle to put runners on first and third with one out.

Back-to-back RBI singles from Cole Evans and Max Anderson had the Big Red out front 2-0 after three.

Two singles and a walk loaded the bases for UNO to begin the fourth, before three straight walks with the bases loaded gave the Mavericks a 3-2 advantage. An RBI fielder’s choice with one out doubled the Omaha lead to…

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