‘Cats Douse Flames in Midweek Clash

CHICAGO, Ill. – Northwestern picked up an 8-two midweek gain over crosstown foes UIC on Tuesday at Les Miller Subject at Curtis Granderson Stadium.

Seven Wildcats picked up hits on the afternoon, such as two every from Jack Anderson, Michael Trautwein and Stephen Hrustich. Anderson knocked in two runs with a bases loaded solitary in the seventh, although junior David Dunn also picked up two RBI courtesy of a two-operate home operate in the initially inning. 

First year Jack Dyke earned the initially gain of his job although pitching the last seven innings out of the bullpen. Dyke permitted just two runs and hanging out six. 

Senior Hank Christie begun in his period debut and savored a scoreless return to the mound, throwing two innings with two strikeouts.

The ‘Cats enhanced to 4-six on the period ahead of three games this weekend back in South Carolina, where by the ‘Cats earned a collection gain two weekends in the past. They will experience Western Carolina on Friday at 11 a.m. in Spartanburg, prior to enjoying two games at South Carolina Upstate on Saturday and Sunday.


  • David Dunn attained foundation three periods with two walks in addition to his two-operate home operate in the initially inning. The lengthy ball was the 2nd of the period and fourth of his job. Dunn homered in the period opener from Omaha.
  • The relaxation of the RBIs on the day came from Trautwein, Casey O’Laughlin, Evan Minarovic and Kyle Burnett, Jr. Minarovic tripled home O’Laughlin in the fourth soon after a double from the ideal fielder. 
  • Burnett’s RBI came on a solo home operate to ideal middle in the sixth inning. It was the 2nd home operate of his job and initially due to the fact hitting a person at Texas specifically two decades to the day on Mar. 3, 2018.
  • Christie produced his initially physical appearance due to the fact Mar. 30, 2019 from San Jose Condition after an personal injury derailed his junior period. Christie is the lively Wildcat chief in begins with 36.

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