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Huskers Fall to Jayhawks – University of Nebraska

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The Nebraska softball team (19-9) fell to Kansas Sunday afternoon in Lawrence, Kan., in the final game of the weekend. Despite taking an early lead, the Huskers were not able to rally late, falling to the Jayhawks, 6-4. 

Abbie Squier led the Nebraska offense, finishing 2-for-3 on the day with a home run. Katelyn Caneda added two hits including an RBI-triple while Mya Felder smashed a two-run home run in the first inning. 

The Jayhawks (16-11) were led by Ashlyn Anderson who went 2-for-4 with three RBI. Shayna Espy and Presley Limbaugh each added two hits. 

In the circle, Courtney Wallace (12-5) recorded the loss for the Huskers. Wallace pitched 6.0 innings giving up five hits and five runs (four earned) while striking out three batters. 

Kasey Hamilton moved to 6-4 on the season after earning the win in the circle for Kansas. Hamilton pitched 6.0 innings, giving up six hits and four runs (two earned). Lizzy Ludwig earned the save after pitching the final inning for the Jayhawks. 

The Huskers got out to an early 2-0 lead in the first. Billie Andrews led off, reaching on a KU error. With one out, Mya Felder smashed a two-run homer to give the Big Red the 2-0 lead. 

The Jayhawks responded, scoring one in the bottom of the first. A double, single and walk loaded the bases. Wallace recorded the first out of the inning with a strikeout. A single from Ashlyn Anderson drove in the run, but NU was able to hold the lead, going into the second…

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