Huskers sweep double-header, take series at Cal Poly

Posted at 5:07 PM, Mar 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-26 18:07:55-04

Nebraska finished off its four-game series with Cal Poly yesterday with two wins, taking the series three games to one. The Huskers improved to 12-10 on the season after the wins.

The Huskers held off late rally's in both games, winning one 6-5 and the other 6-4. The Mustangs scored three runs on five hits in the bottom of the ninth in the final game of the series. 

Mojo Hagge and Mike Waldron led the Huskers at the plate, each tallying two hits while Waldron scored twice. Of Hagge's two hits, one was a double and the other was a triple.

Lincoln-native Connor Curry made his first career start at the mound for the Huskers. Curry was able to come away with 3.2 shutout innings in his fourth appearance of the year.

Nate Fisher came in in relief and picked up the win. Fisher gave up five hits and three runs and struck out four in 4.2 innings pitched.

Up next for the Huskers is a home matchup with Kansas State Tuesday, March 28 before opening up Big Ten play with a three-game series with Indiana Friday. First pitch for Nebraska's matchup with Kansas State is set for 6:35 p.m.