Baseball Drops Pair At Purdue Northwest

Cole Brooks
Cole Brooks

OVERVIEW – PURDUE NORTHWEST (TWO SEVEN INNING GAMES)

SCORE: Purdue Northwest Pride 8, Northwood 7/Purdue Northwest 6, Northwood 0

RECORDS: Northwood 14-7, 1-2 GLIAC/Purdue Northwest 4-12, 2-1 GLIAC

LOCATION: Hammond, Ind. – Dowling Park  

RECAP: Baseball swept by Purdue Northwest Saturday (March 22), dropping a wild 8-7 contest in game one before falling 6-0 in the nightcap.

GAME ONE HIGHLIGHTS

  • Northwood took the lead in the first inning on an RBI single by Nick Palmer.
  • The Pride then took the momentum back in the bottom of the inning and kept it for the majority of the game. PNW scored two in the first, two in the second, one in the third and two in the sixth to take a 7-1 lead to the seventh.
  • Down to their final three outs, Northwood put together a big rally. NU got going on a two-run double by Keaton Sackett to make the score 7-3.
  • Miles Hardy followed with an RBI single to get NU within three runs.
  • Cole Brooks cut the lead down to one with a two-run double to make the score 7-6.
  • Kyle Ziegler then completed the comeback with another double, capping a six-run seventh inning that tied the game 7-7.
  • The Pride responded in the bottom of the inning, however, plating a two-out run to earn the walk-off win.

GAME ONE STATS

  • Runs/Hits/Errors Northwood: 7/12/1, Purdue Northwest: 8/13/0
  • Runners Left on Base: Northwood: 11, Purdue Northwest: 12
  • Winning Pitcher: Joe Davi (1-0): 1/3 IP, K
  • Losing Pitcher: Logan Lee (0-1): 1 IP, 0 H, R, BB, 2 K

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • Brooks: 2-5, 2B, 2 R, 2 RBI
  • Palmer: 2-3, R, RBI
  • David Vinsky: 2-4, 2B, R

GAME TWO HIGHLIGHTS

  • Purdue Northwest got a run on the board in the third inning with a run.
  • The Pride broke the game open late with one of fifth and four in the sixth.
  • NU struggled to get going offensively, finishing with four singles and no walks in the game.

GAME TWO STATS

  • Runs/Hits/Errors Northwood: 0/4/1, Purdue Northwest: 6/10/0
  • Runners Left on Base: Northwood: 3, Purdue Northwest: 8
  • Winning Pitcher: Brandon Haczynski (2-1): 7 IP, 4 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 7 K
  • Losing Pitcher: Jake Gross (4-1): 5 IP, 7 H, 3 R (2 ER), BB, 5 K

TOP NU PERFORMERS

UP NEXT

  • Northwood and Purdue Northwest will conclude their weekend series with a single game Sunday (March 24). Game time is set for 1 p.m.