The UNO baseball team will get a taste of Big Ten competition this week, with two games scheduled against Minnesota and three against Iowa.
The Mavericks (1-6) travel to Minneapolis for games at 6:35 p.m. Tuesday and 3:05 p.m. Wednesday in the Metrodome with the Gophers.
They’ll play in Iowa City at 4:05 p.m. Friday, and at 1:05 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
UNO picked up its first win on Saturday, piling up 17 hits in a 13-2 victory over North Dakota. That was the Mavs’ highest run total since a 13-1 win over Bucknell last March 16.
Clayton Taylor leads the Mavs with a .444 batting average, followed by Alex Mortensen (.333), Brett Miller (.333) and Connor Messinger (.320).
— Marjie Ducey