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Baseball Defeats Purdue Northwest 10-4

Baseball Defeats Purdue Northwest 10-4

OVERVIEW – PURDUE NORTHWEST

SCORES: Northwood Timberwolves 10, Purdue Northwest Pride 4

RECORDS: Northwood (12-3, 4-1 GLIAC), Purdue Northwest (6-8, 0-5 GLIAC)

LOCATION: Gerace Stadium – Midland, Mich.

RECAP: Northwood opens weekend series with 10-4 win over Purdue Northwest at home Friday (April 9).

GAME HIGHLIGHTS

  • The game was held scoreless until the bottom of the third inning. Jacob Rybicki reached home on an RBI groundout by Cole Brooks to start the scoring for the Timberwolves.
  • Connor Kin added two more in the inning with a two-run homerun to right field.
  • An RBI single from Matt Magno extended the NU lead to 4-0 after three innings.
  • Northwood added one more in the bottom of the fourth thanks to an RBI triple by David Jeffers.
  • Magno's solo homer to left field pushed the NU advantage to 6-0 in the bottom of the fifth.
  • The Pride plated two runs in the sixth to cut the Timberwolf lead to 6-2.
  • RBI doubles from Jeffers and Kin pushed across two more runs for Northwood in the bottom of the inning, putting the score at 8-2.
  • Lawson Burnett made it 10-2 in the seventh with a two-run homerun.
  • Purdue Northwest put two more runs on the board to round out the scoring in the top of the ninth.

GAME ONE STATS

  • Runs/Hits/Errors: Northwood 10/15/1, Purdue Northwest 4/11/1
  • Runners left on base: Northwood 7, Purdue Northwest 7
  • Winning Pitcher – Derek Clark (4-0): 7.1 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 1 BB, 5 K
  • Losing Pitcher – Anthony Noble (0-2): 5 IP, 10 H, 6 R (2 ER), 0 BB, 1 K

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • Rybicki: 3-4, 3 R, 4 SB
  • Kin: 2-5, HR, 3 RBI, R
  • Magno: 3-4, HR, 2 RBI, R
  • Jeffers: 2-5, HR, 2 RBI, 2 R
  • Burnett: 1-4, HR, 2 RBI, R

UP NEXT:

  • Northwood and Purdue Northwest will play a doubleheader Saturday (April 10). Game time is set for 1 p.m.