Gophers baseball hosts Huskers
About the Gophers
Record: 22-10, 7-2 Big Ten
This weekend: Friday (6:30 p.m.), Saturday (2 p.m.), Sunday (1 p.m.) vs. Nebraska at Siebert Field.
Notable: Nebraska (21-14-1, 5-3-1) is in its sixth season under coach Darin Erstad. … The Gophers had a 12-game winning streak stopped in a 13-12 loss last Saturday at Indiana. … Friday will be their first Big Ten home game; their home series against Rutgers two weeks ago was canceled, when the Scarlet Knights had travel issues. … The Gophers rank second in the Big Ten, behind Michigan, in batting average (.292). Among players with at least 100 at-bats, Luke Pettersen leads the team in batting average (.349), Toby Hanson in RBI (25), and Alex Boxwell in home runs (five) and stolen bases (seven).