Huskers take on Omaha in a two-game series

NEBRASKA vs. OMAHA

March 13-14, 2022
Omaha, Neb. | Lincoln, Neb.

Sunday, March 13, 2022 – in Omaha (3 p.m.)
Launch : HPR Koty Frank (1-0) v RHP Charlie Bell (2-1)
Television/Broadcast: OMavs.com
Radio: Huskers Radio Network – Lincoln (1400 AM), Omaha (590 AM), Huskers.com, Huskers App

Monday, March 14, 2022 – against Omaha (1:05 ​​p.m.)
Launch : HPR Shay Schanaman (1-2) v RHP Mark Timmins (0-1)
Television/Broadcast: B1G+
Radio: Huskers Radio Network – Lincoln (1400 AM), Omaha (590 AM), Huskers.com, Huskers App

The Nebraska baseball team takes on Omaha in a two-game home-and-away series Sunday through Monday, March 13-14.

Sunday’s game is scheduled for a 3 p.m. start at Tal Anderson Field in Omaha, while Monday’s first pitch is scheduled for 1:05 p.m. at Haymarket Park.

A live stream of Sunday’s game is available on OMavs.com, while Monday’s game will be broadcast live on B1G+. Fans can also listen Greg Sharp and Ben McLaughlin call out the action from both games on the Huskers Radio Network. Both games will air on KLIN (1400 AM) in Lincoln and KXSP (590 AM) in Omaha. Every game from this season can be streamed for free on Huskers.com and the official Nebraska Huskers app for iOS and Android devices.

Last outing

Nebraska suffered a 6-4 loss Wednesday night at Kansas State as the Huskers played their first midweek game since March 11, 2020. Of K-State’s six runs, only two have been earned, so that the Wildcats capitalized on three Nebraska errors to take a 6-1 lead. The Huskers paired in the seventh and added a run in the ninth, but the Wildcats held on for a 6-4 victory.

Following

Nebraska continues to play at home after Monday’s home opener, hosting New Mexico State at Haymarket Park for a two-game midweek series Tuesday-Wednesday March 15-16. Tuesday’s first pitch is scheduled for 6:35 p.m., while Wednesday’s contest is scheduled to start at 1:35 p.m.

Omaha Mavericks scouting

• Omaha enters the two-game series with a 4-9 record after toppling Creighton on Tuesday at Tal Anderson Field, 5-3.

• Mike Boeve leads the Mavericks at the plate, hitting .429 at the plate with nine doubles, one homer, seven RBIs and 18 runs. Grant Goldston is second on the team with a .327 batting average and has three doubles, a home run and six RBIs. Devin Hurdle leads Omaha with two home runs and 15 RBIs this season.

• Charlie Bell is 2-1 this season with a 2.81 ERA. Bell allowed five runs on 17 hits and struck out 19 in 16 innings. Mark Timmins is 0-1 this year with a 7.11 ERA and 10 strikeouts in 12.2 innings of work.

• As a team, Omaha is hitting .264 with 119 hits, 27 doubles, one triple, nine home runs and 81 runs. The Maverick pitching staff has a team ERA of 5.50, while allowing 84 runs, 67 earned, and striking out 113 batters in 109.2 innings.

• Head Coach Evan Porter is in his sixth season in charge of Omaha’s program and has a career record of 94-137-1.

The series

• Nebraska leads the all-time series against Omaha, 60-10.

• Since Omaha’s transition to DI, the Huskers have won nine of ten games against the Mavericks.

• In their last meeting, Nebraska won 8-5 over Omaha at Werner Park on April 17, 2019.

Begin

Garrett Anglim hit a team-best .412 at home plate, followed by Colby Gomes (.379) and Luke Jessen (.353).

Griffon Everitt leads the Huskers with seven RBIs, while Max Anderson and Brice Matthews scored a team-high eight points.

• In three appearances, Koty Frank has a 0.60 ERA after allowing just one run in 15 innings on the mound.

Tyler Martin and Emmet Olson have topped the team five times this season for the Husker pitching staff.

• As a team, Nebraska is hitting .263 with 104 hits, 16 doubles, five triples, four home runs and 51 runs.

• Husker’s pitching staff has a team ERA of 4.10, while allowing 57 runs, 45 earned and striking out 92 in 98.2 innings.

Nebraska at home openers

• Nebraska are 46-6 in their home openers since 1970.

• Since opening Haymarket Park in 2002, the Huskers are 19-1 in home openers.

• The Big Red have won their last three home openers since falling to Cal Poly in 2018.