Published Wednesday, April 3, 2013 AT 1:06 AM / Updated at 1:06 AM
Baseball: UNO at Kansas State
Rob White Omaha World-Herald

When: 6:30 p.m. Wednesday

Where: Tointon Stadium, Manhattan, Kan.

TV: Fox College Sports

Probable pitchers: UNO LH Steven Schoonover (1-1, 5.25 ERA) vs. RH Jake Doller (2-2, 1.85)

Scouting UNO (6-14): Steve Schoonover is expected to make his first start of the year. … Josh Bullock is 0-1 with a 3.46 ERA and is third in the Summit League with four saves. … Alex Mortensen leads the team with a .394 average and is second with nine doubles and a .563 slugging percentage. His .463 on-base percentage ranks third. … Clayton Taylor, who has a nine-game hitting streak, leads the Summit with a .485 on-base percentage, is third with a .352 average, is tied for third with seven doubles and ranks fourth with a .481 slugging percentage. … Connor Messinger and Cole Gruber share the team lead with 11 RBIs.

Scouting Kansas State (19-10): Projected starter Jake Doller, a senior, has 23 strikeouts in 24 1⁄3 innings while compiling a 1.85 ERA. He is 2-1 with an 0.84 ERA as a starter. … K-State leads the Big 12 with a .321 team batting average, .406 on-base percentage and .442 slugging percentage. … Ross Kivett is third in the Big 12 with a .398 batting average. … Catcher Blair DeBord, hitting .358, is on the Johnny Bench Award watch list. … The Wildcats defeated UNO last season by scores of 9-4, 14-5 and 10-2. … Kansas State makes a return trip to Omaha to face the Mavs on April 10 at Werner Park.

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