Nebraska Softball Beats Penn State 3-1; Advances to Huge Ten Semifinals

Nebraska Softball Beats Penn State 3-1; Advances to Huge Ten Semifinals

Nebraska softball is transferring on within the Huge Ten Tournament for the predominant time since 2016.

The Huskers improved to 34-18 on a come-from-within the support of three-1 victory Thursday over Penn State. NU will play within the semifinals in East Lansing at 1 p.m. CT Friday.

Penn State grabbed an early lead with an RBI groundout within the second inning.

The Husker bats had been unruffled for fundamental of the game, resulting from facing one in every of the finest pitchers within the league. Bailey Parshall entered the day with over 200 innings pitched on the year, in conjunction with all eight within the extra-inning victory Wednesday over Indiana.

But the third time by strategy of the NU characterize, the match’s No. 2 seed figured her out.

Within the bottom of the fifth inning, Kaylin Kinney acquired on imperfect after being hit by a pitch. Huge Ten Freshman of the Year Ava Bredwell became as soon as then known as on to pinch hit, and he or she delivered a single.

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That is when Billie Andrews stuck a two-drag double to position the Huskers out entrance.

Andrews then scored after Syd Grey knocked a single up the heart, giving Nebraska bigger than ample to connect the victory.

Courtney Wallace acquired the originate within the circle. Over her 7.0 innings of work, the senior captain allowed entirely one drag on three hits.

Nebraska will attach it up the Illinois-Ohio State winner in Friday’s semifinal. That recreation will air on the Huskers Radio Network, in conjunction with 1400 AM and 99.3 FM KLIN in Lincoln. Pregame is situation 12: 50 p.m. CT, with first pitch at 1.

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