The Nebraska baseball team (14-10, 1-2 Big Ten) took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first, but then fell behind 8-1 through two innings and never was able to recover in a 12-6 loss to the Kansas State Wildcats (15-9) on Wednesday night at Tointon Stadium. The game ended a five-game road trip.
The Wildcats outhit the Huskers, 16-13, and were led by Ross Kivett who hit for the cycle on the evening. Freshman Ryan Bolt carried the Huskers with a perfect 4-for-4 on the night, including his third triple of the season, while Blake Headley was 3-for-5 with three RBIs. KSU took advantage of a season-high four errors by the Huskers that resulted in four unearned runs.
The Huskers return to Hawks Field on Friday to host a three-game set against the UNLV Rebels. The series opens on Friday night at 6:35 p.m., continues on Saturday at 2:05 p.m. and wraps up on Sunday at 1:05 p.m.