In the fourth with bases loaded and two outs, Heidi Foland scored the Huskers third run after UT walked Amanda Duran, putting the score at 3-4 in favor of Texas. The Longhorns’ Amy Hooks immediately answered for her team as she hit a homerun over the centerfield wall on the first pitch. This sparked a 5-0 run by Texas in the next two innnings, as UT scored five runs off of five hits to go up 10-3. With two outs, Nebraska made an attempt to rally in the bottom of the seventh as both Julie Brechtel and Foland hit back-to-back homeruns. NU’s was stalled short as Jamie Gay grounded out to end the game.
Nebraska closes their regular season with a 34-17 mark, 33-18 in Big 12 Championship play. No. 4 Texas (38-17) will take on No. 1 Oklahoma in the second semi-final game of the evening beginning at 7:30 p.m.