GLENDALE, Ariz. — Northwestern dropped a shut period opener to Nebraska-Omaha 5-4 on Valentine’s Working day evening at Camelback Ranch.
Sophomore Mike Doherty acquired the begin on the bump in the season opener for the Wildcats. He tossed 3 scoreless frames to begin the sport.
Michael Trautwein’s arm was tested early as Omaha attempted to steal twice in the initial 3 innings. To the dismay of the Mavericks’, Trautwein was up for the check, throwing the two runners out.
Northwestern quickly answered Omaha’s fourth inning operate with a homer from David Dunn, the initial of Northwestern’s 2020 campaign.
The pursuing inning, Trautwein strike a two-operate shot to deep remaining-middle area driving in initial-year Evan Minarovic to set the ‘Cats ahead three-1.
In the leading of the sixth, the Mavericks scored 4, but Northwestern avoided any additional destruction by leaving the bases loaded to conclude the body.
Matt Gannon arrived in to pitch throughout the seventh inning with runners on initial and second and no outs. Following strolling the initial batter, Gannon struck out the upcoming 3 hitters to strand the bases loaded.
The ‘Cats tried to phase a comeback in the base of the seventh following a RBI double by Shawn Goosenberg with a single out, but they were being not able to string with each other a couple of hits to finish the career.
Chicago’s Massive Ten Staff performs once more tomorrow at Camelback Ranch, the Spring Teaching home of the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Chicago White Sox. NU will once more battle Omaha as element of a 3 sport series. Very first pitch is scheduled for 1 p.m. CT, with Quinn Lavelle set to just take the mound.
OF Take note:
- Sophomore Shawn Goosenberg was three-for-5 from the leadoff spot with an RBI and a double.
- Very first-year Evan Minarovic scored the initial operate of his Northwestern job in the fifth inning.
- Michael Trautwein has previously matched his home operate full from last year with his two-operate shot in the fifth.
- Sam Lawrence tossed two hitless frames to finish the sport for the ‘Cats.
Be the initial to know what’s going on with the ‘Cats — Abide by @NU_Sports on Twitter, turn out to be a enthusiast of Northwestern Athletics on Fb, verify us out on Instagram, pay a visit to our Social Media web page and obtain our cellular application from the Apple Shop and Google Perform! To get associated with the #B1GCats, turn out to be a period-ticket holder or join the Wildcat Fund!