Nebraska Softball Win Streak Extends to 18 after Dramatic Comeback Win Over Minnesota Sunday

The Nebraska softball rallied on Sunday for their 18th win in a row.  Nebraska swept a three game series from Minnesota over the weekend.  Nebraska dominated the first two games of the series winning 7-0 on Friday and rolling over the Gophers 11-0 on Saturday.  Sunday was a different story.  Nebraska fell behind early then rallied for a dramatic 11-8 victory.

The Nebraska softball team (33-9, 13-0 Big Ten) tied the program record with the largest comeback in school history, rallying from an 8-1 deficit to defeat Minnesota 11-8 for its 18th consecutive win.

Ava BredwellCaitlynn Neal and Peyton Glatter combined for nine of the 13 hits with eight RBIs to lead the Big Red offense. The six, seven and eight-spot hitters all finished 3-for-4 on the day.

In the circle, Olivia Ferrell recorded the win, moving to 17-4 on the year. Ferrell pitched 4.1 innings, holding the Gophers to three hits and two runs while striking out four.

The Huskers return to action next weekend for a three game series in Madison, Wis., against the Badgers. Game one is set for Friday, April 22 at 5 p.m. (CT) while game two is Saturday, April 23, at 1 p.m. (CT). The final game will be Sunday, April 23 at 1 p.m. (CT).