July 24, 2014

Husker baseball set for home finale Tuesday night

Fresh off a series sweep of Minnesota, the Nebraska baseball team (32-19, 12-9 Big Ten) hosts the Wichita State Shockers tonight in the 2012 home finale. First pitch is scheduled for 6:35 p.m. The Huskers are 20-9 at Hawks Field.

Sophomore Zach Hirsch is scheduled to make his team-leading 13th start of the season. The lefty is 4-4 on the year with a 5.59 ERA and has worked a team-high 56.1 innings.

Wichita State will counter will fellow Tobin Mateychick. He has a 3-1 record and a 5.06 ERA in seven appearances, including four starts. Over 21.1 innings, Mateychick has given up 16 runs (12 earned) on 23 hits and 11 walks, while striking out 11.