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Huskers Take on Oral Roberts in Tuesday Night Tilt


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NEBRASKA vs. ORAL ROBERTS
May 17, 2022
Hawks Field | Lincoln, Neb.
 
Tuesday, May 17 – 6:35 p.m.
Pitching: RHP Dawson McCarville (3-5) vs. RHP AJ Archambo (5-1)
TV/Streaming: B1G+
Radio: Huskers Radio Network – Lincoln (1400 AM), Omaha (590 AM), Huskers.com, Huskers App
 
Nebraska welcomes Oral Roberts to Hawks Field, as the Huskers play their final non-conference midweek matchup of the season against the Golden Eagles on Tuesday, May 17 in Lincoln.
 
First pitch between Nebraska and Oral Roberts is set for 6:35 p.m. on Tuesday night.
 
Tuesday night's game will be broadcast live on B1G+. Fans can also listen to Greg Sharpe and Ben McLaughlin call all the action on the Huskers Radio Network. Tuesday night's game will be carried on KLIN (1400 AM) in Lincoln and KXSP (590 AM) in Omaha. Every game this season can be heard for free on Huskers.com and the Official Nebraska Huskers app for both iOS and Android devices.

 
Quick Hits
• Garrett Anglim is hitting .302 with 10 doubles, four triples, three homers and 27 RBI on the season.
• Griffin Everitt leads the Husker offense with 12 doubles and 38 RBI on the season while second on the team with seven homers.
• Cam Chick and Max Anderson are tied with a team-high eight home runs this season, followed by six home runs by Brice Matthews and Colby Gomes.
• Gomes has posted a .304 batting average with three doubles, six home runs, 18 RBI and 13 runs in 24 games this season.
• Emmett Olson sits third in the Big Ten with a 2.75 ERA in 18 appearances this season, including seven starts.
• Braxton Bragg has a team-high five saves on the season with 35 strikeouts and only seven walks in 32 innings.
• Koty Frank has a perfect 4-0 record with a 3.95 ERA and 67 strikeouts this season. Frank has totaled 57 innings in 13 total appearances, including seven starts.
• As a team, Nebraska is hitting .245 with 395 hits, 71 doubles, 13 triples, 44 homers and 284 runs.
• The Husker pitching staff has a team ERA of 4.71, while allowing 278 runs, 221 earned, and striking out 403 in 422 innings.
 
Scouting the Oral Roberts Golden Eagles
• Oral Roberts enters Tuesday night's midweek matchup with a 33-16 overall record and 15-6 mark in Summit League play after taking two of three games at Omaha last weekend.
• Jackson Loftin is hitting .345 at the plate with 12 doubles, two triples, eight home runs and 45 RBI in 49 starts this season. Caleb Denny has slugged a team-high nine homers and 51 RBI while totaling 17 doubles and 53 runs this season. Mac McCroskey is third on the team with a .319 batting average, followed by Holden Breeze (.318) and Joshua Cox (.314)
• AJ Archambo is 5-1 on the season in 14 appearances this season, including six starts. Archambo has totaled a 5.18 ERA and 43 strikeouts in 48.2 innings of work.
• As a team, Illinois is hitting .291 with 463 hits, 97 doubles, eight triples, 44 home runs and 322 runs through 45 games.
• The Golden Eagle pitching staff has a team ERA of 3.83, while allowing 213 runs, 182 earned, and striking out 449 in 428 innings.
• Head coach Ryan Folmar is in his 10th season at Oral Roberts, boasting a 314-206 record at the helm of the Golden Eagle program.
 
The Series
• Nebraska and Oral Roberts have met 37 times on the diamond, with the Golden Eagles holding a 21-16 lead in the all-time series.
• The two teams split a pair of midweek matchups in Tulsa on March 20-21, 2018.
• Nebraska last played Oral Roberts in Lincoln in the 2008 postseason, where the Golden Eagles eliminated the Huskers in the Lincoln Regional with an 8-0 victory.



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