Leading 6-4 after eight innings, the Nebraska baseball team (23-15-1, 7-4-1 Big Ten) scored three runs in the ninth to knock off Minnesota and win the three-game series at Siebert Field on Sunday afternoon.
Nebraska took Friday night’s opener at Minnesota by a 5-3 margin. The Gophers responded with a 5-3 victory of their own in the second game of the series on Saturday.
Since joining the Big Ten in 2012, Nebraska holds a 14-3 advantage in the series against Minnesota. The Gophers fall to 23-12 (8-4 Big Ten) this season.
Junior lefthander Jake Meyers made his ninth start of the season, and threw 6.0 innings, allowing four runs, while recording five strikeouts. Sophomore Robbie Palkert came in for 1.1 innings and Chad Luensmann closed out the win with 1.2 innings of work.