‘Cats Head to Spartanburg to Face the Carolinas

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Story Backlinks SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Wildcats head south on Friday as South Carolina-Upstate hosts Northwestern and Western Carolina College in Spartansburg, S.C. this weekend. Northwestern will play as the residence group from Western Carolina at 11 a.m. CT Friday early morning prior to beginning a two-game series with the […]


SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Wildcats head south on Friday as South Carolina-Upstate hosts Northwestern and Western Carolina College in Spartansburg, S.C. this weekend. Northwestern will play as the residence group from Western Carolina at 11 a.m. CT Friday early morning prior to beginning a two-game series with the Spartans. Very first-pitch is set for 1 p.m. CT Saturday and midday CT Sunday. 
 

Probable STARTERS

Friday, March six, 11 A.M. CT
Western Carolina: TBD
Northwestern: RHP Mike Doherty, -, 1.twenty Era

Saturday, Mar. seven, 1 P.M. CT
South Carolina-Upstate: Austin Morgan, -, two.77 Era
Northwestern: RHP Tyler Uberstine, 1-, 3.00 Era

Sunday, Mar. eight, twelve P.M. CT
South Carolina-Upstate: TBD
Northwestern: LHP Quinn Lavelle, -two, 11.fifty seven Era

STORYLINES

Very same Sites, New Faces
This weekend will mark the initial at any time assembly with South Carolina-Upstate and only the fourth matchup with Western Carolina in program record. Having said that, this is by now Northwestern’s second vacation to the Palmetto Point out a lot less than a thirty day period into the period following it took a two-1 series earn from South Carolina in February, a group that built a Tremendous Regional in 2018. The two Wildcat wins in that series arrived from further inning heroics in the tenth.

The Return
Senior Hank Christie, Northwestern’s active leader in starts off, returned to the mound for the initial time from UIC following lacking time from an injury in March of his junior period. He struck out two even though keeping the Flames scoreless in two innings pitched to commence the game.

Successful Mentality
The ‘Cats are coming off a dominant eight-two from cross-town rivals, UIC. Very first calendar year Jack Dyke picked up his initial earn even though placing out 6 Flames. Seven ‘Cats picked up hits, two each from Jack Anderson, Michael Trautwein and Steven Hrustich. Kyle Burnett Jr.’s RBI arrived on a solo residence run. It was the second residence run of his job and initial considering the fact that hitting one particular at Texas specifically two several years to the working day on Mar. 3, 2018

Ideal Bullpen in the Major 10
Senior Sam Lawrence sits atop the Major 10 stats with an Era of zero and 10 strikeouts on the period. Lawrence has left opponents scoreless more than eight.1 innings of pitching, one particular of two gamers in the Major 10 to do so. The bullpen has now picked up a whopping fifty nine strikeouts. 

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