Creighton Downs Rival Huskers 5-3
Strunc Proves Jays Are Better TeamPhoto: Video by kmtv.com
Omaha, NE - Six Bluejay starters had multiple hits as the Creighton Baseball team improved to 23-9 with a 5-3 win over Nebraska before 8,395 fans at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha on Friday, April 26.
Creighton jumped out on Nebraska early with two runs in the top of the first.
JuniorFederico Castagnini and sophomore Jake Peter set the stage with back-to-back singles, then senior Alex Staehely put the Jays an RBI double down the left field line. FreshmanReagan Fowler followed with an RBI groundout to shortstop, making it 2-0.
Strunc improved to 6-1 with the win, allowing five hits and two runs while striking out five in six-plus innings of work in the longest start by a Creighton pitcher versus Nebrask since 2002. Peter's save was his sixth of the year.