In a close game against crosstown rival Creighton, the Mavericks fell just short despite a late rally, losing 7-6 and dropping to 8-21 for the season, while the Bluejays improved to 25-5.

By the Numbers
  • Both teams combined to use 14 pitchers: six for Creighton and eight for Omaha.
  • A total of 30 runners were left on base between both teams: 17 for Creighton and 13 for Omaha.
State of Play
  • Carter Navin made his first career start for the Mavericks, pitching two scoreless innings.
  • The Bluejays added two runs in the fourth inning and two more in the eighth to secure their victory.
  • Omaha's late rally in the ninth, including a near walk-off grand slam, fell just short of overcoming Creighton's lead.
What's Next

Omaha will aim to secure first place in the Summit League as they prepare to face South Dakota State in a crucial three-game series starting Friday at 6 p.m.

Bottom Line

The Mavericks put up a strong fight against Creighton, showcasing resilience and determination despite falling short, setting the stage for a crucial series ahead as they aim for the top spot in the Summit League.