Ann Arbor, Mich. – The Nebraska baseball team improved to 27-16 on year and 9-4 in Big Ten play with a series-opening 6-4 win on the road against the Michigan Wolverines (18-23-1, 8-8 Big Ten) on Friday night. The Huskers scored all six of their runs in the fourth inning off UM starter Evan Hill and held off a nine-inning charge by the Wolverines to pick up their sixth straight win on the road. Nebraska slugged 13 hits on the night, with four Huskers producing multi-hit games, including four of NU’s first four batters. Michael Pritchard led the attack, going 2-for-4 with a double and three RBIs. The series opener saw each team get a bases-loaded opportunity. The Wolverines had the bases loaded with no outs in the second and the top of their lineup coming to the plate, while the Huskers had the bases loaded with two outs in the fourth. Nebraska starter Christian DeLeon dug in and allowed just one run to spoil the Wolverines’ shot at a big inning, while Pritchard delivered a game-changing blow with a three-RBI double that put the Huskers ahead 5-1. After going 9.0 innings in each of his last three starts, Christian DeLeon lasted 5.1 innings for the Huskers on Friday night, but improved to 5-2 on the year. DeLeon had to throw 94 pitches on the night, but only gave up one run on six hits and two walks, with 34 pitches coming in the second inning.