Huskers Travel to Creighton – University of Nebraska


May 9, 2023
Charles Schwab Field | Omaha, Neb.

Tuesday, May 9 – 7:00 PM CT
Pitching: TBD vs. TBD
TV/Streaming: CBS Sports Network
radio: Huskers Radio Network – Lincoln (1400 AM), Omaha (590 AM),, Huskers App

Nebraska heads to Creighton on Tuesday night, where the two teams will resume their suspended game from last month and play in the series finale at Charles Schwab Field.

The Huskers and Bluejays will resume play at 5 p.m. tied at four in the bottom of the seventh inning with Nebraska batting and no outs. –Gabe Swansen will be at the plate with the bases loaded and the count 0-0.

Following the conclusion of the suspended game, the Huskers and Bluejays will meet in the series finale, scheduled for 7:00 PM on CBS Sports Network, featuring Carter Blackburn and Todd Coffey. Fans can also listen to Greg Sharp and Ben McLaughlin call the action on the Huskers Radio Network, which can be heard on KLIN (1400 AM, 99.3 FM) in Lincoln and KXSP (590 AM) in Omaha.

Nebraska vs. Creighton

• Nebraska and Creighton have met 145 times on the baseball diamond, with the Huskers holding an 86-57-2 advantage in the all-time series.
• Creighton has won the last four meetings after winning earlier this season in Omaha. The last time the Huskers beat the Bluejays was on March 26, 2019 with a 6-3 win in Omaha.

A combination of speed and power

Brice Matthews is one of three Nationals players with at least 17 home runs and 17 stolen bases this season.
• Matthews and North Carolina’s Mac Horvath are the only two players at the Power Five level with 17 homers and 17 stolen bases, joining Morehead State’s Ryley Preece.

Matthews, Anderson in Elite Company
• Until May 7 Brice Matthews and Max Anderson are two of 10 national players to hit at least .380 at the plate with 17-plus home runs and 58 or more RBI this season.

Three’s Company
• Nebraska is one of five teams nationally with at least three players with 14 or more home runs this season.
Max Anderson leads the Big Red with 19 homers, followed by Max Anderson and –Gabe Swansen with 17 and 14 home runs, respectively.
• Nebraska is one of three Power Five schools with three players with 14-plus home runs, joining Florida (SEC) and South Carolina (SEC).
• FGCU (ASUN) and Campbell (Big South) lead with four players who have homered at least 14 times this season.

Anderson moves into eighth on the all-time HR list
Max Anderson enters Tuesday night eighth all-time with 36 career home runs at Nebraska.
• Anderson is tied with Paul Myers (1984-1986) and five behind Darin Erstad (1993-95) for seventh.

Huskers are closing in on the single season HR Record
• Through 45 games, the Big Red have totaled 83 home runs, second most in program history.
• Prior to this season, the Huskers had not hit the 75-homer mark in a season since 2003.

Burnham has the sixth most times on the season
Casey Burnham has been hit by a pitch 18 times this season, sixth most in program history.
• Burnham is three away from a four-way tie for third with Kash Kalkowski (2013), Dave Crain (1995) and Derek Dukart (1994).

Husker Duo approaching single-season HR mark
• Entering the second week of May, Max Anderson and Brice Matthews are closing in on the top 10 for single-season home runs at Nebraska.
• Anderson is tied with Alex Gordon (2005) and Darin Erstad (1995) for ninth, while Matthews is two spots behind the ninth-place trio.

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