First game: Central Missouri 3, NSU 1
Central Missouri plated runs in the fourth, fifth and seventh innings to win the opening game of the series.
NSU’s lone run came via a Robinson solo home run to left field in the fourth inning.
Jake Heissler (3-1) picked up the win for Central Missouri. Heissler, who struck out eight and walked none, allowed one run on five hits.
Bryce Davenport (0-1) was saddled with the loss for NSU.
The RiverHawks and Central Missouri will be the third game of the four-game set on Friday at 2.