McConnaughey Fans Nine in Five Innings in First NU Start

Mason McConnaughey racked up a career-high nine strikeouts leading Nebraska to an 11-5 victory over Omaha last night at Haymarket Park. 

McConnaughey tossed five scoreless innings in his first start for the Huskers and Will Walsh homered for a third straight game.  NU picked up its 11th win in the last 13 games and is now 14-5.  The Mavericks fell to 3-16. 

The Huskers host North Dakota State tonight at 6:05 p.m.  The pregame starts at 5:30 on News Talk 900 KJSK.