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The series
• Game 1, 2, 3
May 18, 2013
 
Huskers blasted in home finale
 
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Lincoln, Neb. — With a shot at the No. 2 seed in the Big Ten Tournament on the line, Nebraska dropped a 19-9 decision to Michigan on Saturday afternoon at Hawks Field.

Coming into the game, the Huskers could do no worse than the No. 3 seed in next week's tournament and will face the No. 6 seed Wolverines in the opening round in Minneapolis. Michigan needed Saturday's win to qualify for the tournament.

INTO THE POSTSEASON
Nebraska (25-28, 15-9 Big Ten) and Michigan (29-25, 14-10) will square off again in the first round of the Big Ten tournament Wednesday at 3:35 p.m. The Huskers will head to Minneapolis on Monday and practice at Target Field on Tuesday.
 
TOURNEY BRACKET

Nebraska’s offense put up nine runs for the second straight game on Saturday and registered double-digit hits for the fifth straight game with 10 on the afternoon, but could not keep up with the Wolverine offense. Husker pitching gave up a season-high 19 runs on season-high 23 hits, the first time all season the Huskers have given up 20 or more hits.

Five Wolverines notched at least three hits, including a four-hit game from both Travis Maezes and Cole Martin.

Sophomore Pat Kelly produced three hits for the second straight game, ending the series with a 7-for-14 performance at the plate with five RBIs. Chad Christensen was the only other Husker with a multi-hit day, as the totaled his 239th and 240th career hits, tying him with Alex Gordon for ninth all-time in Nebraska history.

Michigan jumped out to an early 4-0 lead with three runs in the first and a run in the second. The Huskers answered in the bottom of the fourth with a four spot, with NU stringing together three-straight two-out singles.

The Wolverines combined to score 10 runs over the fifth and sixth innings that put them ahead 14-5. Michigan put the game away for good with five runs in the top of the eighth.

The Huskers never stopped fighting, as NU plated four runs in the bottom of the ninth after entering the inning in a 19-5 hole.

                                    R  H  E
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Michigan............ 020 000 040 -  6  7  1
Nebraska............ 050 202 00X -  9 16  1
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Source: University of Nebraska Athletic Dept.

 
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