Penn State’s losing streak grew to double digits as the the Nittany Lions lost their 10th straight baseball game in a 13-3 loss to Nebraska on Friday night.
The Cornhuskers (30-17 overall, 11-5 Big Ten) pounded four Penn State pitchers for 21 hits. Eight different Nebraska players had multiple hits, including four from Ryan Boldt.
The Nittany Lions (17-24, 5-10) managed just five hits. Nebraska starter Chance Sinclair (7-1) went 6 1/3 innings to earn the win.
Trailing 5-0, Penn State scored all three of its runs in the fourth. Jim Haley doubled home Taylor Skerpon with the first run and trotted home as Greg Guers smashed a two-run homer, his first of the season. Guers, who also doubled, was the only Nittany Lion with multiple hits.
Blake Headley and Taylor Fish each had three hits for the Cornhuskers. Michael Pritchard, Headley and Pat Kelly each drove in three runs.
The two teams meet again at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.