Softball Hosts Nebraska In Weekend Series

April 17, 2009

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The Baylor softball team (32-16, 8-4) will return to Getterman Stadium for the fist time in 11 days, as the Lady Bears take on Nebraska (29-12, 6-6) beginning at 2:00 p.m. Saturday and wrapping up on Sunday at noon.

Baylor sits in a tie for third place in the conference standings, while Nebraska sits two games back in fifth.

The games will feature two of the top pitchers in the conference, as BU's Whitney Canion (20-12, 1.57 ERA) will face Molly Hill (19-8, 1.26 ERA). The two are second and first, respectively, in ERA in conference play so far this season.

The Huskers enter the contest winners of three of their last four, but fell 4-3 at home against Iowa State on Thursday.

Nebraska leads the all-time series 29-9, including an 8-4 mark in Waco.

Play-by-play for both games can be heard live on 104.9 FM and live audio and video can also be found on

Saturday is Military Appreciation Day, while Sunday will be Senior Day as Baylor will honor its five seniors.



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