After being blanked on Saturday by the Northwestern Wildcats, the Nebraska Baseball team made a loud statement with a dominating 11-0 win over the Wildcats. Ben Miller had a home run while Derek Burkamper delivered seven shutout innings for the Huskers.
After four singles in the second gave the Huskers a 2-0 lead, the Huskers would blow the game wide open in the third inning. Luis Alvarado would effectively put the game out of reach with a bases loaded double. Alvarado's double was the first extra base hit for the Huskers with the bases loaded this season.
The Huskers would continue to add to their lead with single tallies in the fourth and seventh and eighth, putting together extended rallies to score runs in both the fourth in the seventh. The Huskers hit into double plays in the fourth and the eighth to prevent more runs from being scored.
Nebraska would add two in the ninth and that is all the pitching staff would need. Burkamper went 7.0 innings, followed by single innings from Garett King and Jake Meyers to close out the Wildcats. The Huskers improve to 33-17(8-10). The Huskers are back in action Saturday at home against Purdue.