Huskers Rally Past Rutgers, Face Maryland Tonight

Nebraska scored six runs in the bottom of the seventh to down Rutgers 9-7 in yesterday’s opening round of the Big Ten baseball tournament. 

Gabe Swansen hit a  three-run homer in the seventh to tie the game at 6-all.  Two walks and a hit batter would force in the next three runs to put the Huskers up 9-6. 

Number-4 seed NU faces top-seeded Maryland tonight at Charles Schwab Field in Omaha.  First pitch is set for 6 p.m.  The pregame starts at 5:30 on News Talk 900 KJSK. 

Also yesterday, Michigan defeated Illinois 6-3 in an elimination game.