There were a lot of runs put on the scoreboard last night at Hawks Field, but the Nebraska Cornhusker baseball team starts the weekend off right with a win last night over the Kansas Jayhawks. The Huskers would pound out 13 hits on theur way to an 11-7 win.
Boomer Collins led Nebraska’s 13-hit attack with his first three-hit game of the season, going 3-for-5 with a homer and three runs scored. The Huskers would score five in the second and two more in the third off of Kansas ace T.J. Walz.
Cody Asche homered and drove in two runs, while Kale Kiser and Patric Tolentino had two hits apiece.
Nebraska starter Michael Mariot would throw into the ninth inning, giving up seven runs on 10 hits while striking out four. He is now 4-4 on the season.
The Huskers are now 18-16 on the season and 5-8 in Big 12 Conference play.
Nebraska will take on Kansas again this afternoon with junior right hander Khris Tate getting the start. Game time is 4:05 at Hawks Field.