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‘Cats Head to Spartanburg to Face the Carolinas

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – The Wildcats head south on Friday as South Carolina-Upstate hosts Northwestern and Western Carolina University in Spartansburg, S.C. this weekend. Northwestern will participate in as the residence group against Western Carolina at 11 a.m. CT Friday morning right before starting a two-video game series with the Spartans. Initial-pitch is set for one p.m. CT Saturday and midday CT Sunday. 


Friday, March 6, 11 A.M. CT
Western Carolina: TBD
Northwestern: RHP Mike Doherty, -, one.20 Period

Saturday, Mar. 7, one P.M. CT
South Carolina-Upstate: Austin Morgan, -, 2.seventy seven Period
Northwestern: RHP Tyler Uberstine, one-, 3.00 Period

Sunday, Mar. 8, 12 P.M. CT
South Carolina-Upstate: TBD
Northwestern: LHP Quinn Lavelle, -2, 11.57 Period


Very same Destinations, New Faces
This weekend will mark the initial ever assembly with South Carolina-Upstate and only the fourth matchup with Western Carolina in program background. However, this is by now Northwestern’s 2nd excursion to the Palmetto Condition fewer than a month into the period right after it took a 2-one series acquire against South Carolina in February, a group that made a Tremendous Regional in 2018. The two Wildcat wins in that series came from additional inning heroics in the tenth.

The Return
Senior Hank Christie, Northwestern’s active leader in begins, returned to the mound for the initial time against UIC right after lacking time from an injuries in March of his junior period. He struck out two even though keeping the Flames scoreless in two innings pitched to begin the video game.

Profitable Mentality
The ‘Cats are coming off a dominant 8-2 against cross-city rivals, UIC. Initial year Jack Dyke picked up his initial acquire even though putting out 6 Flames. 7 ‘Cats picked up hits, two each from Jack Anderson, Michael Trautwein and Steven Hrustich. Kyle Burnett Jr.’s RBI came on a solo residence operate. It was the 2nd residence operate of his occupation and initial considering that hitting a person at Texas accurately two a long time to the day on Mar. 3, 2018

Most effective Bullpen in the Large 10
Senior Sam Lawrence sits atop the Large 10 stats with an Period of zero and 10 strikeouts on the period. Lawrence has remaining opponents scoreless about 8.one innings of pitching, a person of two players in the Large 10 to do so. The bullpen has now picked up a whopping fifty nine strikeouts. 

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