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Nebraska baseball sweeps Penn State as Huskers stay in first place

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Posted at 1:03 PM, Apr 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-18 14:08:29-04

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (KMTV) — The Nebraska baseball team completed a sweep of Penn State on Sunday, 5-3, as the Huskers remain in first place in the Big Ten standings.

NU improved to 18-6 on the season, its best 24-game start since 2008. The Huskers have now won 13 of their last 15 games.

Shay Schanaman went 6 innings striking out five while giving up seven hits and two earned runs to improve to 4-0 on the season.

Spencer Schwellenbach pitched the final two innings to earn the save for the Big Red.

The Huskers head to Michigan State for a three-game series starting next Friday.