UNO to play Oral Roberts in winner-take-all final this afternoon

UNO's Thomas DeBonville swings against Oral Roberts in first game.

Editor's note: UNO defeated Oral Roberts in the second game of the Summit League championship. You can read a recap here.

TULSA, Okla. — UNO and Oral Roberts will play a winner-take-all final at the Summit League tournament.

ORU freshman Trey Wolf, in only his second collegiate start, blanked the top-seeded Mavericks on four hits Saturday as the Golden Eagles stayed alive with a 6-0 victory over UNO at J.L. Johnson Stadium.

Oral Roberts scored three unearned runs off Mavs starter Andrew Brighton in the first inning and never looked back. The Golden Eagles tacked on single runs in the third, fourth and fifth innings to pull away.

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Brighton got himself in trouble at the beginning, opening the ORU first with a walk and hit batsman. A costly error by Breyden Eckhout followed. The Golden Eagles plated three runs without needing a hit.

Isaac Coffey, Riley Keizor and Blake Hall added RBI singles later to back Wolf's strong outing.

The two teams will meet again this afternoon with the winner advancing to the NCAA tournament.

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