OVERVIEW – SAGINAW VALLEY
SCORES: Saginaw Valley State 7, Northwood Timberwolves 6
RECORDS: Northwood (20-10, 12-8 GLIAC), Saginaw Valley (13-10, 9-7 GLIAC)
LOCATION: SVSU Baseball Complex – University Center, Mich.
RECAP: Saginaw Valley rallies in the ninth inning to defeat Northwood baseball 7-6 Sunday afternoon (May 2).
- Northwood got on the board first in the second on a Logan Briggs RBI single.
- NU then made it 2-0 in the third in a Cole Brooks RBI fielder's choice.
- The Cardinals fought back in the bottom of the third with two runs to level the score 2-2.
- Connor Kin continued his big weekend with an RBI double in the fifth to put the Timberwolves on top 3-2.
- SVSU tied the score in the sixth on an error.
- Matt Magno doubled in a run in the seventh, which was followed by a Jacob Rybicki RBI single to put the Timberwolves on top 5-3.
- After the Cardinals scored on a wild pitch in the eighth to get within one, Northwood got the lead back to two at 6-3 thanks to a Ryan Chargo solo home run.
- The Cardinals had not homered in the game, but came through in the ninth inning with a two-run shot to tie the game and a solo homer to win the game .
GAME ONE STATS
- Runs/Hits/Errors: Saginaw Valley 7/9/2, Northwood 6/11/3
- Runners left on base: Saginaw Valley 8, Northwood 15
- Winning Pitcher – Hunter Merillat (4-0): 2 IP, 3 H, R, 2 BB, 3 Ks
- Losing Pitcher – Jake Jekielek (1-3): 0 IP, H, R
TOP NU PERFORMERS
- Rybicki: 2-5, 2B, R, RBI
- Jeffers: 2-5, R
- Magno: 2-5, 2B, R, RBI
- Kin: 1-2, 2B, RBI, 3 BB
- Chargo: HR
- Evans: 3-4, HR, 3 R, 2 RBIs
- Northwood will host Parkside for the Timberwolves' final home series of the season, starting Friday (May 7). First pitch is set for 3 p.m.