After a refreshing rest, Nebraska's softball team came back strong, defeating Rutgers 13-5 with a dominant performance, raising their record to 24-16. Ava Bredwell redeemed herself with an impressive display at bat, including a home run, a double, and a triple, while Caitlynn Neal contributed with 4 runs batted in. Despite a solid outing, pitcher Kaylin Kinney faced a setback when challenging Rutgers' top slugger, Morgan Smith, who hit a home run. The team is dealing with multiple injuries, with Coach Revelle noting it as one of the worst seasons for injuries in her tenure. The Huskers will face Rutgers again tomorrow at noon.

By the Numbers
  • Nebraska's record: 24-16
  • Morgan Smith's 19th home run of the season
Yes, But

The team is facing challenges with injuries, impacting their performance and lineup.

State of Play
  • Nebraska defeated Rutgers 13-5, improving their record to 24-16
  • Coach Revelle highlighted the significant number of injuries this season, a challenging situation for the team
  • Kaylin Kinney faced a setback when pitching to Morgan Smith, who hit a home run
What's Next

Nebraska will have a rematch against Rutgers tomorrow at noon, continuing their Big 10 play.

Bottom Line

Despite injury challenges, Nebraska's softball team showed resilience and determination in their victory against Rutgers, setting the stage for a competitive rematch.