Nebraska Defeats Tech, 7-1
April 16, 2005
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The Red Raiders committed five errors in the 7-1 loss to Nebraska Saturday afternoon at Bowlin Stadium in front of a record setting crowd of 1,031. Tech falls to 22-16 on the season and 2-7 in the Big 12 while Nebraska is 26-15 overall and 4-5 in conference.
Nebraska scored first as Sheena Lawrick cleared the bases with a single to right field and then advanced to second on an error. The error by freshman first baseman Jennifer Corkin allowed Elizabeth Rock and Jessica Yoachim to score.
The Huskers scored two more runs in the third inning as Devin Porter doubled scoring Lawrick and Rock. Nebraska scored the final three runs in the fourth inning. After loading the bases by two Red Raider errors and one Husker hit, Rock singled to pitcher, Sarah Losleben, and scored Anne Steffan and then Rock advanced to second on a wild pitch and then went to third and scored on an error by catcher, Lisa Lawler. Yoachim was also able to score on the play.
Freshman Nebraska pitcher Ashley DeBuhr pitched the whole game for the Huskers giving up five hits and two walks and totaled 10 strikeouts. DeBuhr is 16-13 on the season. Junior Erin Crawford started in the circle for Tech pitching 3.1 innings with one walk and three strikeouts in the 20 batters she faced. Losleben pitched 2.2 innings of relief totaling four strikeouts in the 12 batters she faced. Crawford was the pitcher of record and is now 13-9 on the year.
The Red Raiders look to split the series with Nebraska, Sunday, April 17 at noon.
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