The Husker softball team pulled out a 1-0 win over Nebraska-Omaha in eight innings. NU’s Ashley Hagemann picked up her 19th victory of the season, going all eight innings with a season high 17 strikeouts. UNO’s Dana Elsasser pitched all eight innings as well, allowed seven hits and no walks and struck out three.
Nebraska’s Taylor Edwards hit an RBI single to left field to score Maddie Fowler from third in the top of the eighth inning, and NU’s Ashley Hagemann closed out the complete-game win in the bottom of eighth, striking out Katelyn Hinton with pinch runner Mollie Jones on first base after Lauren Larson’s single.
The Mavs fell to 19-14 on the season. UNO dropped the season series to the Huskers, 2-0, with both losses coming by a single run. Nebraska improved to 27-16 on the season.