Huskers Trek South for a four-game slate

NEBRASKA vs. NORTHWEST STATE & UT ARLINGTON

March 4-5, 2022 | Clay Gould Ball Park
Arlington, TX

Friday, March 4 – vs. Northwestern State (11 a.m.)
Launch: HPR Koty Frank (0-0) vs LHP Cal Carver (0-1)
Television/Broadcast: Any
Radio: Huskers Radio Network – Lincoln (1400 AM), Omaha (590 AM), Huskers.com, Huskers App

Friday, March 4 – at UT Arlington (3 p.m.)
Launch: HPL Kyle Perry (0-1) v RHP Michael Wong (1-0)
Television/Broadcast: Any
Radio: Huskers Radio Network – Lincoln (1400 AM), Omaha (590 AM), Huskers.com, Huskers App

Saturday, March 5 – vs. Northwestern State (11 a.m.)
Launch: TBD vs. RHP Johnathan Harmon (1-0)
Television/Broadcast: Any
Radio: Huskers Radio Network – Lincoln (1400 AM), Omaha (590 AM), Huskers.com, Huskers App

Saturday, March 5 – at UT Arlington (3 p.m.)
Launch: TBD vs. RHP David Moffat (0-2)
Television/Broadcast: Any
Radio: Huskers Radio Network – Lincoln (1400 AM), Omaha (590 AM), Huskers.com, Huskers App

The Nebraska baseball team makes its final trip to the Lone Star State to start the season, as the Huskers play four games at UT Arlington, including two games each against the Mavericks and Northwestern State Friday-Saturday 4-5 march to Clay Gould. Ball Park in Arlington, Texas.

The Huskers and Northwestern State meet at 11 a.m. both days before the Big Red ends each day against UT Arlington at 3 p.m.

This weekend’s games won’t have a video stream, but fans can tune in Greg Sharp and Ben McLaughlin are calling the action this weekend on the Huskers Radio Network. All four games will air on KLIN (1400 AM) in Lincoln and KXSP (590 AM) in Omaha. Every game from this season can be streamed for free on Huskers.com and the official Nebraska Huskers app for iOS and Android devices.

Last outing
Nebraska went 0-3 in last weekend’s series against No. 17 TCU at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas. The Huskers brought the tying run to home plate in the ninth of Game 1 and the go-ahead home plate in the ninth of Game 3, but the Horned Frogs held off Husker’s final rallies to complete the series sweep.


02/25: 17 TCU 4 – Nebraska 1
02/26: 17 TCU 8 – Nebraska 3
02/27: 17 TCU 5 – Nebraska 3



following
Nebraska will play its first midweek game of the season next week, as the Huskers venture to Kansas State for a game Tuesday night at 6 p.m. in Manhattan, Kan.



Explore Northwest State Demons
• Northwestern State starts the weekend with a 3-5 record after falling twice this week to the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns.


• Larson Fontenot leads the Demons at the plate, hitting .324 with 11 hits, one home run, two RBIs and seven runs. Daunte Stuart has a team-best four doubles, while Bo Willis is .261 at the plate with three home runs and 11 RBIs.


• Cal Carver is 0-1 this season in two starts, allowing seven runs, including six earned, on nine hits in 9.2 innings of work. Johnathan Harmon is 1-0 with a pair of starts. Harmon has a 1.80 ERA and five strikeouts in 10 innings.


• As a team, NSU is hitting .227 with 60 hits, 12 doubles, five homers and 31 runs. The Demon pitching staff has a team ERA of 3.91, while allowing 39 runs, 30 earned, and striking out 70 batters in 69 innings.


• Head coach Bobby Barbier is in his sixth season at the helm of the Northwestern State program and has a career record of 130-118.



The series
• Nebraska leads the all-time series over Northwestern State, 3-2.


• The Huskers and Demons played twice in 2018, splitting the set by two games. The Demons won 6-2 on March 17 before the Big Red bounced back to claim a 7-6 win on March 18.



UT Arlington Mavericks scouting
• UT Arlington enters the weekend with a 2-5 start to the season after losing a midweek game at TCU on Tuesday night.


• Zach Henry is hitting .381 with eight hits, a double, a triple, a home run and an RBI. Jaden Brown is hitting .360, followed by Wilson Galvan with a .333 clip, while Oscar Ponce and Steven Saunders batted in a team-high six RBIs.


• Michael Wong is 1-0 in two starts with a 1.80 ERA and eight strikeouts in 10 innings. David Moffat is 0-2 with a 6.00 ERA in nine innings on the mound this season.


• UTA is hitting .304 with 76 hits, 13 doubles, one triple, four home runs and 41 runs this season. The Maverick pitching staff has a 5.02 team ERA, while allowing 41 runs, 34 earned and compiling 58 strikeouts in 61 innings.


• Head Coach Darin Thomas is in his 15th season in charge of the Mavericks, going a career-best 391-380 in his time at UT Arlington.



The series
• The Huskers hold a 2-1 all-time series lead over UT Arlington.


• In their last meeting, Nebraska won 5-4 against the Mavericks in Arlington, Texas on February 17, 2007.

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