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Break out the brooms, Hawks sweep Huskers

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IOWA CITY (KWWL) -

 The Iowa Hawkeyes broke out the brooms for the 3rd time this season, taking down 25th ranked Nebraska 5-1 in the second game of a doubleheader to complete the 3 game weekend sweep. The win marked the 3rd time that #17 Iowa's swept a Big Ten opponent this season.

Tyler Peyton picked up the win,  pitching 8 1/3 innings, allowing just 8 hits and one run while striking out 9 Cornhusker batters.

At the plate, Eric Toole got the job done for Iowa, knocking in a pair of runs on a 3 of 5 performance. Toole tallied 6 total hits between the 2 games of Sunday's doubleheader.

Iowa hosts Sacramento State in non-conference action on Tuesday before heading to Michigan for a 3-game series.

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