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Softball: Q&A with catcher Amy Baker

The Creighton softball team kicked off the Missouri Valley Conference season with a 2-1 series victory against Evansville last weekend, and senior catcher Amy Baker hit her way to the top of the Creighton record books.

Baker broke the career home run and RBI records previously held by Creighton assistant coach Renae Sinkler. Baker now has 52 career home runs and 151 RBIs.

Q: Are you happy with what the team accomplished so far this season?

A: Yeah. There were a couple games where, in general, our team could have done better, but 16-9 is a good start compared to where we’ve been the last couple years.

Q: What do you have to say about the Jays being picked to finish fourth in the Missouri

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AD Shawn Eichorst talks Big Ten meetings, recruiting, new arena

Nebraska athletic director Shawn Eichorst appeared for his monthly “Sports Nightly” radio hour Tuesday night; the Huskers’ new boss did not take calls but answered selected questions from email. Here’s a recap of his comments:

Eichorst played close to the vest on any changes in Big Ten division realignment and number of league games.

In sharp contrast to his former boss — Wisconsin’s Barry Alvarez, who shared on his monthly radio show Tuesday all kinds of details, including that Big Ten schools agreed to stop scheduling FCS teams — Eichorst called Big Ten meetings “conversations amongst peers who are trying to gather as much facts as possible to render a decision that’s in the best interest of the league.”

“No decisions – in my opinion …

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