NU Trails Creighton; Falls 12-9

The Nebraska baseball team (17-22) trailed Creighton 10-1 after the top of the fifth and battled back before ultimately falling to the Bluejays by a 12-9 margin at Hawks Field on Tuesday night.

Scott Schreiber and Jesse Wilkening, Nebraska’s first two hitters in the lineup, each had a home run and combined to go 5-for-8 to lead the Husker offense. Schreiber drove in four runs as part of a 3-for-5 performance. Wilkening went 2-for-3 with three RBIs.

Offensively for Creighton, Clark Brinkman, the National Player of the Week, remained hot with three hits, two runs scored and four RBI.

Creighton returns to the diamond on Friday, April 27 as the Bluejays open a three-game series with Georgetown at 6:30 pm.

The Huskers return to action on Thursday at Hawks Field when they host the first of a three-game series against Nevada. First pitch is set for 6:30 p.m.