Cyclones Set For Mid-Week Tilt With Nebraska

The Cyclones are coming off a series split with 15th ranked Texas A&M, including an impressive 14-6 win in the first game. The Cyclones hope to follow that performance up with another upset, this time over No. 16 Nebraska. The Huskers have won the last 14 games, including three last season.

Who: Nebraska at Iowa State
Where: Southwest Athletic Complex
When: 3:30 p.m.

Gametracker: Gametracker will be available at Cyclones.com.

Quickly: Iowa State is in the midst of a five-game home streak and will play seven of its next eight at the friendly confines of Southwest Athletic Complex ... Iowa State has equaled its win total from a year ago (18). The Cyclones need just two wins to reach 20 for the first time since 1999 ... Iowa State's last win over Nebraska came on April 25, 1999, when they defeated the Huskers 6-3 at Southwest Athletic Complex ... After going 118 games and 255 at bats without a home run, Jennifer Bigbee hit homers in back-to-back games against Northern Iowa and Texas A&M ... Ashley Killeen has 33 RBI this season. Her previous high for a season was last year when she recorded 21 RBI in 50 games ... Killeen is tied for third all-time at ISU in RBI (73). The junior is just 15 RBI short of tying the school record ... Fallon Johnson is leading Iowa State in runs scored (20), triples (3) and stolen bases (9) ... Jennifer Bigbee is hitting .467 (7-for-15) with three doubles and two homers in her last five games ... Cary Akins recorded the 100th hit of her career in ISU's win over Texas A&M.

Scouting The Huskers: The Huskers enter Tuesday's game having won 12 of its last 13 games. The only loss in the stretch came to No. 19 Baylor, 7-2, on Friday evening. The Huskers bounced back to take Saturday's contest, 7-4.

Nebraska is led by Lizzy Aumua, who sets the table for the Huskers from the leadoff position. Aumua is hitting .412 with 35 runs, which ties for fourth in the Big 12.

Crystal Carwile leads the team with 11 homers and 37 RBI.

In the circle, Molly Hill has handcuffed hitters all season and boasts a 17-1 record and a 1.61 ERA. Ashley Debuhr is 15-6 with a 1.63 ERA.

2006 Record: 32-7, 6-3 Big 12
All-Time: Nebraska leads 63-17 (Nebraska leads 19-7 in Ames)
Last Meeting: 5/11/05, NU won 6-0 in Oklahoma City.
Head Coach: Rhonda Revelle (Nebraska, `84)
Record at Nebraska: 541-270 (12th Season)
Associate Head Coach: Lori Sippel (Nebraska, `88)
Assistant Coach: Jennifer Ogee (Washington, `97)

Setting Records: The Cyclones set a school record for runs in a Big12 game on Saturday against Texas A&M. ISU lit up the scoreboard for 14 runs in downing the No. 15 Aggies. The 14-runs also tied a school record for most runs against any conference team, equaling the mark set, ironically, 17 years to the day against Oklahoma. Here is a look at the highest conference run totals in school history:

Runs Scored Opponent Date Final Score

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The Cyclones are coming off a series split with 15th ranked Texas A&M, including an impressive 14-6 win in the first game. The Cyclones hope to follow that performance up with another upset, this time over No. 16 Nebraska. The Huskers have won the last 14 games, including three last season.

Who: Nebraska at Iowa State
Where: Southwest Athletic Complex
When: 3:30 p.m.

Gametracker: Gametracker will be available at Cyclones.com.

Quickly: Iowa State is in the midst of a five-game home streak and will play seven of its next eight at the friendly confines of Southwest Athletic Complex ... Iowa State has equaled its win total from a year ago (18). The Cyclones need just two wins to reach 20 for the first time since 1999 ... Iowa State's last win over Nebraska came on April 25, 1999, when they defeated the Huskers 6-3 at Southwest Athletic Complex ... After going 118 games and 255 at bats without a home run, Jennifer Bigbee hit homers in back-to-back games against Northern Iowa and Texas A&M ... Ashley Killeen has 33 RBI this season. Her previous high for a season was last year when she recorded 21 RBI in 50 games ... Killeen is tied for third all-time at ISU in RBI (73). The junior is just 15 RBI short of tying the school record ... Fallon Johnson is leading Iowa State in runs scored (20), triples (3) and stolen bases (9) ... Jennifer Bigbee is hitting .467 (7-for-15) with three doubles and two homers in her last five games ... Cary Akins recorded the 100th hit of her career in ISU's win over Texas A&M.

Scouting The Huskers: The Huskers enter Tuesday's game having won 12 of its last 13 games. The only loss in the stretch came to No. 19 Baylor, 7-2, on Friday evening. The Huskers bounced back to take Saturday's contest, 7-4.

Nebraska is led by Lizzy Aumua, who sets the table for the Huskers from the leadoff position. Aumua is hitting .412 with 35 runs, which ties for fourth in the Big 12.

Crystal Carwile leads the team with 11 homers and 37 RBI.

In the circle, Molly Hill has handcuffed hitters all season and boasts a 17-1 record and a 1.61 ERA. Ashley Debuhr is 15-6 with a 1.63 ERA.

2006 Record: 32-7, 6-3 Big 12
All-Time: Nebraska leads 63-17 (Nebraska leads 19-7 in Ames)
Last Meeting: 5/11/05, NU won 6-0 in Oklahoma City.
Head Coach: Rhonda Revelle (Nebraska, `84)
Record at Nebraska: 541-270 (12th Season)
Associate Head Coach: Lori Sippel (Nebraska, `88)
Assistant Coach: Jennifer Ogee (Washington, `97)

Setting Records: The Cyclones set a school record for runs in a Big12 game on Saturday against Texas A&M. ISU lit up the scoreboard for 14 runs in downing the No. 15 Aggies. The 14-runs also tied a school record for most runs against any conference team, equaling the mark set, ironically, 17 years to the day against Oklahoma. Here is a look at the highest conference run totals in school history:

Runs Scored Opponent Date Final Score
14 Texas A&M 4/15/06 W, 14-6
11 Texas Tech 4/6/96 W, 11-1
10 Missouri 3/24/02 W, 10-2
10 Texas Tech 3/23/02 W, 10-2
Big 8 Era
14 Oklahoma 4/15/89 W, 14-1
11 Kansas 4/29/95 W, 11-0
11 Kansas State 4/17/78 W, 11-1
10 Oklahoma 4/7/91 W, 10-5
10 Kansas 5/1/88 W, 10-8
10 Oklahoma 4/2/82 L, 10-11

Power Surge: After going 118 career games and 255 at bats without a homer, Jennifer Bigbee has suddenly found some power. The junior has hit home runs in back-to-back games, including the game winning long ball in the fourth inning against Drake.

14 Texas A&M 4/15/06 W, 14-6
11 Texas Tech 4/6/96 W, 11-1
10 Missouri 3/24/02 W, 10-2
10 Texas Tech 3/23/02 W, 10-2
Big 8 Era
14 Oklahoma 4/15/89 W, 14-1
11 Kansas 4/29/95 W, 11-0
11 Kansas State 4/17/78 W, 11-1
10 Oklahoma 4/7/91 W, 10-5
10 Kansas 5/1/88 W, 10-8
10 Oklahoma 4/2/82 L, 10-11

Power Surge: After going 118 career games and 255 at bats without a homer, Jennifer Bigbee has suddenly found some power. The junior has hit home runs in back-to-back games, including the game winning long ball in the fourth inning against Drake.



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