Nebraska managed to hit only one home run, and was ultimately outscored 23-9 by the Wolverines over the three-game series.
The Wolverines struggled to get going on offense and keep the Gophers off the base paths.
Drew Lugbauer smacked two home runs over the right-field wall, a solo shot in the second inning and a two-run bomb in the sixth, to lead the Wolverines’ offense in their 5-0 victory.
Matt Ramsay’s ability to get on base was crucial to setting up the middle of the order to drive in runs, namely junior catcher Harrison Wenson and junior center fielder Cody Bruder.
Junior right fielder Johnny Slater, who made his first home start of the season, made a powerful impression when he crushed the ball for a two-run double off the left center field wall in the second inning.
The 23rd-ranked Wolverines continued their momentum to win both games on the day.
Erik Bakich's team is prepared to take another step forward in his fourth season.
Despite picking up a win in Sunday’s game to avoid getting swept, the Wolverines struck out 34 times over the weekend.
Despite solid defense by Michigan, its offense was stymied by host No. 9 Arizona State for its only defeat of the weekend.
The 19th-ranked Wolverines’ final two games against UC Davis were canceled due to the rain, leaving them with a 3-3 record in their trip to California.