Oral Roberts hosted and defeated Nebraska of the Big 10 by an 11-4 score to highlight Tuesday's #SummitBSB action.
Oral Roberts 11, Nebraska 4
TULSA, Okla. (oruathletics.com) --The Oral Roberts baseball team put together a complete performance in an 11-4 victory over visiting Nebraska Tuesday evening at J.L. Johnson Stadium by posting two big innings.
The Golden Eagles scored four times in the second inning to push their lead to 5-0 thanks to a two-run double by Jared Montoya. Spencer Henson launched a three-run home run during a six-run fifth inning to put the game out of reach as part of his career-high, four RBI effort.
Taylor Varnell tallied another strong performance as the starting pitcher throwing a career-high six innings and matched his ORU best with eight strikeouts. The senior allowed three runs on five hits before giving way to the bullpen.
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