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Baseball Wins 9-7 Over Purdue Northwest To Take Series

Baseball Wins 9-7 Over Purdue Northwest To Take Series

OVERVIEW – PURDUE NORTHWEST

SCORES: Northwood Timberwolves 9, Purdue Northwest Pride 7

RECORDS: Northwood (14-4, 6-2 GLIAC), Purdue Northwest (7-10, 1-7)

LOCATION: Gerace Stadium – Midland, Mich.

RECAP: Northwood edges out Purdue Northwest 9-7 Sunday (April 11), giving the Timberwolves a weekend series win

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Pride pushed across a run in the bottom of the second inning to jump out to an early lead.
  • Purdue Northwest continued their scoring in the third, plating another run to take the 2-0 advantage.
  • The Timberwolves were able to even the score in the bottom of the fourth. Matt Magno brought home Cole Brooks with an RBI single. A sacrifice fly from Rhett Evans scored Connor Kin, putting the score at 2-2.
  • Kin gave NU their first lead of the game in the fifth with a three-run home run to left field to make the score 5-2.
  • The Pride responded right away, pushing across two runs to make the score 5-4 in the top of the sixth.
  • PNW added a run in the top of the seventh to tie the game.
  • Northwood responded by pushing across four runs in the bottom of the inning. Magno got the scoring going with an RBI groundout to score Brooks. A two-RBI double from Joey Johnston and an RBI single from Mike Karam gave NU a 9-5 advantage.
  • The Pride made it interesting in the ninth, scoring two and getting the tying run on base before the Timberwolves closed out the win.

GAME ONE STATS

  • Runs/Hits/Errors: Northwood 9/10/1, Purdue Northwest 7/16/2
  • Runners left on base: Northwood 10, Purdue Northwest 14
  • Winning Pitcher – Hunter McShane (2-0): 1.1 IP, 3 H, 2 R, BB
  • Losing Pitcher – Andrew Farbak (0-2): IP, 2 H, 3 R, 2 BB, K
  • Save – Jake Jekielek (1): IP, H, BB, K

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • Kin: 3-5, HR, 3 RBI, 2 R
  • Johnston: 1-3, 2B, 2 RBI, R
  • Brooks: 2-5, 2B, 2 R

UP NEXT

  • Northwood will travel to Ashland for a four game series, starting Friday (April 16) at 3 p.m.