The Nebraska baseball team opened up Big 12 this weekend by dropping two out of three to Texas Tech. The Huskers are now 17-9 over, and 1-2 in Big 12 play.
On Sunday, Nebraska had four hits in the first three innings but could not take advantage of the early baserunners. The Red Raiders pushed across single runs in the third, fourth and fifth innings to claim the series with a 3-0 win on Sunday afternoon.
Cody Asche (2-for-3) and Kash Kalkowski (2-for-4) each had multi-hit games to combine for four of Nebraska’s five hits on the day, as the Huskers out-hit the Red Raiders 5-4.
On Saturday evening, Nebraska overcame a seven-run deficit to tie the game in the seventh inning before falling 10-8 at Texas Tech. The Red Raiders scored seven of its 10 runs in the first three innings, including a five-run third that gave the Red Raiders leads of 7-0 and 8-2 before NU combined to score a combined six runs in the sixth and seventh innings to tie the game 8-8.
In the Friday opener, Nebraska (17-7, 1-0) batted around the order twice and Cody Asche hit a three-run homer as part of an eight-run third inning as the Huskers scored their most runs in a Big 12 road game since 2002 in a 15-5 win at Texas Tech (15-8, 2-2) on Friday evening.