KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UNO suffered its first league loss as UMKC won Sunday's series final 3-0, snapping the Mavericks' five-game winning streak.
Kangaroo ace Deanna Friese limited UNO (27-5, 5-1 Summit) to one hit — Campbell Ditto's sixth inning single to left field. Friese struck out nine while walking five.
UMKC scored once in the bottom of the first and twice in the the third off Dana Elsasser (16-5). Elsasser gave up two earned runs on four hits, two walks and one strikeout in four innings.
The Mavs returns home this to host IUPUI on Saturday for a doubleheader beginning at noon.
UNO (27-5, 5-1) ................ 000 000 0—0 1 1
At UMKC (12-16, 1-2) ....... 102 000 x—3 6 0
W: Friese, 8-8. L: Elsasser, 16-5. 2B: UMKC, Parker, Broyles, Hartwig.