OVERVIEW – TREVECCA NAZARENE
SCORES: Trevecca Nazarene Trojans 7, Northwood Timberwolves 6 (11 innings)
RECORDS: Northwood 0-1, Trevecca Nazarene 2-2
LOCATION: Jackson Field – Nashville, Tenn.
RECAP: Northwood drops wild 7-6 11-inning contest to open the 2020 season at Trevecca Nazarene Friday
- Northwood plated its first run of the season in the top of the third inning thanks to a solo home run by Cole Brooks to make it 1-0.
- The Timberwolves extended their advantage in the sixth on an RBI ground out that plated Khale Showers.
- Showers then made it 3-0 in the seventh on an fielder's choice that scored Michael Karam.
- The Trojans began their comeback in the seventh with a run on an error to make the score 3-1.
- Trevecca took advantage of two walks and a hit batter to open the eighth inning, during which the Trojans scored three runs to take their first lead of the day at 4-3.
- Northwood flipped the script in the ninth, drawing three walks to start the inning. NU tied the game on a Showers RBI groundout that scored Kyle Ziegler.
- Connor Kin then gave Northwood back the lead on an RBI groundout to score Brooks.
- NU extended their lead to 6-4 as Ryan Chargo successfully stole home.
- The Trojans responded once again in the bottom of the ninth, scoring two runs to force extra innings.
- The score remained 6-6 until the bottom of the 11th when Trevecca came through with the game-winning single to earn the win.
- Runs/Hits/Errors Northwood: 6/7/2, Trevecca Nazarene: 7/7/3
- Runners Left on Base: Northwood: 13, Trevecca Nazarene: 9
- Winning Pitcher: Zeke Lecomte (1-1): 3 IP, H, 2 BB, K
- Losing Pitcher: Jack Gulvas (0-1): 1 2/3 IP, 2 H, R, 2 K
TOP NU PERFORMERS
- Alan LaBox: 6 1/3 IP, 2 H, R (0 ER), 3 BB, 4 K
- Brooks: HR, 2 R, 2 BB
- Matt Magno: 2-3, 2 BB
- Showers: R, 2 RBIs
- Polewka: 2-2, 3 BB
- Northwood and Trevecca Nazarene will finish their weekend series with a doubleheader Saturday (February 15). Game time is set for 2 p.m.