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Husker Baseball survives regional elimination

After a loss to Florida in the NCAA Stillwater Regional on Friday, the Huskers bounced back against Niagara thanks to home runs from Case Sanderson and Gabe Swansen. Nebraska will play either Oklahoma State or Florida on Sunday afternoon. | REVIEW

The Huskers stand for the national anthem before their regional game against Niagara.

The Huskers stand for the national anthem before their regional game against Niagara. / Amarillo Mullen

Mason McConnaughey started for the Huskers and went six innings and struck out ten batters.

Mason McConnaughey started for the Huskers and went six innings and struck out ten batters. / Amarillo Mullen

Case Sanderson catches the ball on the warning track in right field.

Case Sanderson catches the ball on the warning track in right field. / Amarillo Mullen

Dylan Carey celebrates a single.

Dylan Carey celebrates a single. / Amarillo Mullen

Riley Silva hits a sacrifice bunt to move Carey to second base.

Riley Silva hits a sacrifice bunt to move Carey to second base. / Amarillo Mullen

Case Sanderson celebrates with his teammates at home plate after his three-run homer in the third inning.

Case Sanderson celebrates with his teammates at home plate after his three-run homer in the third inning. / Amarillo Mullen

Rhett Stokes celebrates a double.

Rhett Stokes celebrates a double. / Amarillo Mullen

Joshua Overbeek slides into third base for a triple.

Joshua Overbeek slides into third base for a triple. / Amarillo Mullen

Joshua Overbeek celebrates his hat-trick.

Joshua Overbeek celebrates his hat-trick from the start. / Amarillo Mullen

Jackson Brockett (33) congratulates Joshua Overbeek after Overbeek scored on a sacrifice fly.

Jackson Brockett (33) congratulates Joshua Overbeek after Overbeek scored on a sacrifice fly. / Amarillo Mullen

The Huskers celebrate a solo home run by Gabe Swansen.

The Huskers celebrate a solo home run by Gabe Swansen. / Amarillo Mullen

Tyler Stone celebrates a game-ending double.

Tyler Stone celebrates a game-ending double. / Amarillo Mullen

Gabe Swansen (44) hugs Ben Columbus after Swansen's second home run of the game.

Gabe Swansen (44) hugs Ben Columbus after Swansen’s second home run of the game. / Amarillo Mullen

Jalen Worthley pitched the final three innings and gave up no runs and just two hits.

Jalen Worthley pitched the final three innings and gave up no runs and just two hits. / Amarillo Mullen

Joshua Overbeek throws the ball to first base for an out.

Joshua Overbeek throws the ball to first base for an out. / Amarillo Mullen

Gabe Swansen catches in left field.

Gabe Swansen catches in left field. / Amarillo Mullen

Jalen Worthley celebrates the final out to advance the Huskers in regional play.

Jalen Worthley celebrates the final out to advance the Huskers in regional play. / Amarillo Mullen

Ben Columbus (10) and Riley Silva (1) celebrate Nebraska's win over Niagara.

Ben Columbus (10) and Riley Silva (1) celebrate Nebraska’s win over Niagara. / Amarillo Mullen

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