Las Cruces, N.M. — The Nebraska softball team (3-2) fell to No. 20/24 Arkansas (4-1) on Sunday morning by a score of 15-4 in five innings in its final game of the Troy Cox Classic. Arkansas got off to a hot start and never looked back. The Razorbacks scored 12 runs through the first two innings and while Nebraska tried to chip away, the Huskers couldn’t overcome the difference.
The Huskers recorded seven hits which included three homers from Rylie Unzicker, Peyton Glatter and Tristen Edwards. Glatter and Edwards each went 2-for-3 on the day. Cam Ybarra and Courtney Wallace also had one hit each for the Big Red.
Lindsey Walljasper dropped to 1-2 on the season. She pitched 1.2 innings and gave up 12 runs – nine earned – on eight hits. She also had two strikeouts. Courtney Wallace pitched 3.1 innings of relief. She gave up three runs on 10 hits and also recorded one strikeout.
Mary Haff of Arkansas picked up the win and improved to 1-1. She pitched 1.2 innings of relief and gave up one hit. She also recorded two strikeouts.
Nebraska returns to action next weekend when it takes on Georgia Tech on Feb. 14 in Atlanta, Ga., as part of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. First pitch is set for 3 p.m. CT.