FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Griffin Everitt had two off two-run singles to close a three-run rally at the bottom of the fifth inning and Nebraska stunned No. 1 overall and top of Arkansas 5-3 in the Far East region. Yetteville on Sunday
The two teams will compete again on Monday. The winner will be placed in the Super Region.
Jaxon Hallmark hit a home solo in the first inning to stake the Cornhuskers (34-12) to lead 1-0 Arkansas (48-11), which saw the end of a 10-game winning streak using two singles. Error and pitch to score three times in third place. Nebraska drew in the first half of the inning when Logan Foster reached base from an error by third baseman Cullensmith, moved to third in the pair by Joe Accker and scored. In Hallmark flies
Acker and Hallmark had one single out in fifth, with Acker scoring in a single run by Spencer Schwellenbach. Before Everitt’s baseman, Schwellenbach also took the win after allowing one hit and two more walks in the innings4. Finally, to the relief of Kyle Perry Startup
Lael Lockhart (3-3) lost to the Razorbacks, allowing five runs – four earned – from eight hits in 4⅓ innings.