The Sport Effect

‘Cats Drop Series Finale to Gophers, 7-3

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Just after taking the very first of two video games at US Financial institution Stadium in a weekend sequence towards Minnesota, the Wildcats fell short of a sequence sweep in a 7-three setback on Monday afternoon.

The Gophers jumped out to a 2- direct immediately after two frames of motion, but the ‘Cats came roaring back again with 3 runs in the bottom of the fifth inning to choose a three-2 direct. Michael Trautwein evened the rating with a two-run reverse field blast to left field. It marked the next-straight activity in which Trautwein homered, as effectively as his third long ball of the period.

Later on in the fifth inning, Evan Minarovic drove in Vincent Bianchina by way of an RBI-double to right-middle to give the Wildcats a five-three direct. Minarovic led the way for the Wildcats with two hits on the afternoon, his next multi-hit effort and hard work on the yr.

Minnesota rallied with two runs in the sixth inning, and 3 runs in the eighth inning en route to a 7-three victory.

Northwestern returns to motion on Friday, March 26 to start out a 3-activity sequence downstate at Illinois. To start with pitch for Friday’s activity is scheduled for four:05 pm CT.