GLENDALE, Ariz. – Northwestern picked up its initially gain of the 2020 year on Sunday afternoon, taking down Nebraska-Omaha in the finale of a three-recreation sequence.
Redshirt sophomore Tyler Uberstine received the get started and experienced an amazing debut for the Wildcats, finding up his initially collegiate gain. Uberstine threw five potent innings and surrendered only one particular operate and 4 hits to go along with no walks and five strikeouts.
Sophomore shortstop Shawn Goosenberg experienced a further significant recreation at the plate, heading 3-for-four which includes a three-operate double and a stolen foundation. He at the moment holds a .500 common (7-for-14) with five RBI to start out the year.
The Wildcats struck initially when Charlie Maxwell tripled and was knocked in by Kyle Burnett, Jr. in the base of the third inning. Northwestern broke the recreation open up with a substantial fourth inning, scoring 6 runs. David Dunn opened the inning with an RBI single to bring in Michael Trautwein, with the ‘Cats bringing in two far more runs two batters afterwards on a throwing error. Goosenberg sent the significant blow with a two-out, three-operate double to prolong the direct to 7-.
Initial-12 months Jack Dyke manufactured his collegiate debut with two sound innings of do the job on the mound, putting out three batters and surrendering one particular operate.
Ryan Bader and Sam Lawrence blended for two almost ideal innings of reduction do the job to near the recreation, allowing for only one particular baserunner on a wander and finding up a blended three strikeouts.
Chicago’s Major 10 Team will be back again in motion on Friday, as they start out a three recreation sequence versus the College of South Carolina in Columbia, SC.
- Senior Charlie Maxwell put alongside one another his next consecutive multi-strike recreation, heading 2-for-four.
- Maxwell’s third-inning triple was the ‘Cats initially triple of the year.
- Wildcat pitchers blended for only one particular wander in the recreation.
- Northwestern has now experienced five pitchers make their collegiate debuts this year (Uberstine, Dyke, Reed Smith, Coby Moe, and Jack Sauser). They have blended to throw 10 innings and have collected 16 strikeouts, 48.5% (16-of-33) of Northwestern’s overall strikeouts this year.
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