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Baseball Falls To Davenport 6-3 In GLIAC Tournament Opener

Nick Palmer
Nick Palmer

OVERVIEW – DAVENPORT (GLIAC TOURNAMENT)

SCORES: Davenport Panthers 6, Northwood Timberwolves 3

RECORDS: Northwood 32-18/Davenport 30-16

LOCATION: Pit Spitter Stadium – Traverse City, Michigan

RECAP: No. 3 seed Northwood drops 6-3 contest to fourth-seeded Davenport in the opener of the Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament Thursday night (May 9).

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • After Davenport got on the board in the top of the first, Northwood responded with a run in the bottom of the inning. Nick Palmer plated David Vinsky on a groundout to make the score 1-1.
  • The Panthers took the lead back with three in the third and one in the fourth to make the score 5-1.
  • NU got one back in the bottom of the fourth on an RBI from Trevor Polewka on an error.
  • Davenport plated a run in the sixth to make it 6-2.
  • Northwood had a few chances late but their only run came on a wild pitch in the eighth inning that scored Palmer.

GAME STATS

  • Runs/Hits/Errors – Northwood: 3/7/0, Davenport: 6/11/1
  • Runners Left on Base – Northwood: 7, Davenport: 8
  • Winning Pitcher – Evan Marquardt (9-1): 9 IP, 8 H, 3 R (2 ER), 2 BB, 18 K
  • Losing Pitcher – Max Bain (7-3): 5 1/3 IP, 8 H, 6 R (5 ER), 3 BB, 2 K

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • Showers: 2-5, R, 4 RBI
  • Janes: 3-4, 3 R, 2 RBI
  • Karam: 2 RBI
  • Polewka: 2-5, 2 RBI

NORTHWOOD NOTES

  • The loss snapped Northwood's eight-game GLIAC Tournament winning streak. The Timberwolves had won each of the last two tournaments without a loss.

UP NEXT

  • Northwood will take on Ashland Friday (May 10) in an elimination game for the Timberwolves.  Game time is set for 2:30 p.m.