Wildcats Look to Build Momentum at South Florida

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[advertisement_1] Story Links TAMPA, Fla. – Northwestern heads to Tampa this weekend for a 3-game collection towards South Florida. Admirers can tune in to all 3 games on WNUR. Probable STARTERS Friday, Feb. 28, 6 P.M. CTSouthern Florida: Colin Sullivan, -1, 7.56 EraNorthwestern: RHP Mike Doherty, -, 1.eighty Era Saturday, […]

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TAMPA, Fla.Northwestern heads to Tampa this weekend for a 3-game collection towards South Florida. Admirers can tune in to all 3 games on WNUR.

Probable STARTERS

Friday, Feb. 28, 6 P.M. CT
Southern Florida: Colin Sullivan, -1, 7.56 Era
Northwestern: RHP Mike Doherty, -, 1.eighty Era

Saturday, Feb. 29, five:thirty P.M. CT
Southern Florida: Jack Jasiak, -1, 1.26 Era
Northwestern: RHP Tyler Uberstine, 1-, three.60 Era

Sunday, March 1, twelve P.M. CT
Southern Florida: Carson Ragsdale, 1-, two.45 Era
Northwestern: LHP Quinn Lavelle, -two, 10.29 Era

STORYLINES

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Northwestern’s collection earn towards South Carolina was fueled by two wins in the tenth inning. In game a single of the collection, the Wildcats broke a 1-1 deadlock, exploding for four operates in the extra frame to protected the victory. In game 3, Northwestern loaded the bases for a go-in advance two-out wander to earn it late.

In these games:

  • Northwestern outscored opponents nine-five
  • Wildcat pitchers have struck out 22 batters and only walked 9

Hrustich

Very first-12 months Stephen Hrustich gained Big Ten Freshman of the 7 days immediately after a stellar weekend towards South Carolina. 

  • He compiled a .385 typical (five-for-thirteen), including two walks, a double, and a house operate on the weekend to propel Northwestern to its initially collection victory of the period.
  • Hrustich now potential customers all Big Ten initially-yrs in slugging percentage (.522) and is next with a .304 typical and .929 OPS (bare minimum twenty plate appearances).

SEC Tidbits

Previous weekend’s collection victory over South Carolina marks the initially time in application record that Northwestern has gained a collection towards an SEC opponent.

  • The Wildcats’ last earn over a SEC foe prior to last weekend came in 1998 towards Vanderbilt.
  • The Wildcats possess winning documents towards two SEC packages: Alabama and Vanderbilt. The ‘Cats are now 7-7 all-time towards South Carolina.
  • South Carolina state-of-the-art to a Tremendous Regional in 2018

Breakout Bullpen

  • The WIldcats’ bullpen has made an powerful three.fifty three Era over 28 innings to begin the period. 
  • They have collected 39 strikeouts over these 28 innings, building an remarkable twelve.fifty three K/nine (strikeouts per 9 innings) fee.
  • Senior Sam Lawrence has designed four appearances out of the ‘pen for a overall of 6.1 innings. He has no operates and authorized only 3 baserunners though striking out 8.
  • Lawrence is a single of two relievers in the Big Ten who has thrown over six innings and is however to enable a operate.

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