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Huskers Run Past Mavericks – University of Nebraska

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The Nebraska softball team (18-8) claimed the run-rule victory in the second game of a doubleheader against Omaha on Wednesday night. The Huskers picked up the win after outscoring the Mavericks (13-8), 11-3, in six innings.  

Mya Felder led the Big Red offense, finishing the night 3-for-4 with one home run and four RBI. Billie Andrews added three hits including a solo home run shot while Katelyn Caneda finished the three hits and two runs. 

Sarah Harness earned the win in the circle for the Huskers, moving to 7-3 on the season. The junior pitched 3.2 innings, allowing no hits and one run while striking out five. Courtney Wallace added 2.1 innings of work, allowing four hits and two runs. 

Sydney Nuismer (6-3) recorded the loss for the Mavericks. Nuismer pitched 5.1 innings, giving up 12 hits and 10 runs. 

Billie Andrews put the Huskers ahead early with a leadoff home run in the first inning, putting Nebraska ahead, 1-0. 

NU added four more in the third inning. Billie Andrews led the inning off with a single. Neal doubled to right center, putting runners at second and third. Felder smashed a ball to left field, recording a three-run home run as NU took the 4-0 lead. 

Omaha had its first runner on base in the bottom of the third. With two outs, Olivia Aden was hit by a pitch. However, a ground out from the next batter stranded Aden, and the Mavericks remained scoreless. 

The Huskers added another run in the fourth. Caneda…

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