The Sport Effect

Baseball Loses Barnburner due to Iowa Walk-Off

IOWA City, Iowa — The ‘Cats fell target to a wander-off three-run dwelling run in a Monday afternoon barnburner. Iowa plated 7 runs in the previous two innings to beat the Wildcats 12-nine. 


The NU bats were active, mashing five dwelling runs in the contest. Stephen Hrustich went two-for-three with two solo homers and two walks, his next multi-HR game of the 12 months. 


Shawn Goosenberg moved to double digits in the dwelling run group, hitting his 10th bomb of the season in the top rated of the seventh inning to place the ‘Cats up 8-5. Goosenberg stored up his incredibly hot bat, likely three-for-5 shifting his season regular to .368.


David Dunn and Ethan O’Donnell both equally knocked balls out of the lawn for their only hits of the game. 


The Wildcats took an early three- guide soon after the top rated of the next soon after the Hrustich, Dunn, and O’Donnell bombs. Iowa brought it back again to three-three soon after five with Northwestern reclaiming a six-5 guide in the top rated of the sixth. 


NU went back again and forth with Hawkeyes, primary nine-8 likely into the bottom of the ninth. Unfortunately for the ‘Cats, the Hawkeye bats could not be stopped with pinch-hitter Brett McCleary launching a three-run walkoff dwelling run to suitable subject.


Chicago’s Massive Ten Team will return dwelling this approaching weekend to confront the Michigan Wolverines and the Illinois Battling Illini. Very first pitch is on Friday, April thirty at three p.m. CT at Rocky and Berenice Miller Park.