Nebraska Routs Iowa 12-5

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

Clutch hits were the story as the Huskers scored eight of their 12 runs with two outs on their way to a 12-5 win over the Hawkeyes Friday night in Iowa City.

Eight Huskers tallied a hit including a 4-for-6 evening from outfielder Rich Sanguinetti. Kash Kalkowski added his first home run of the season, a three-run shot in the first, and Tanner Lubach drove in a career-high four runs.

NU starter Christian DeLeon picked up this second win in conference play, improving to 3-2 as he struck out five while giving up three runs (all earned) on 10 hits over six innings.

The Huskers (12-16, 6-1 Big Ten) ended Iowa (10-14, 1-6 Big Ten) starter Sasha Kuebel’s perfect record in Big Ten play, sending Kuebel to his first career loss in a Big Ten start. A freshman All-American in 2012, Kuebel was 4-0 in eight conference starts a year ago. Friday night, the 6-1 lefty lasted five innings, giving up eight runs (all earned) on eight hits and three walks.

Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WOWT NBC Omaha 3501 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68131 (402) 346-6666
Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 201722241 -
Gray Television, Inc.