The Sport Effect

Northwestern Falls in Saturday Doubleheader

Birmingham, AL – Northwestern Baseball dropped the two legs of a Saturday doubleheader to UAB, slipping 4-1 in the afternoon matchup ahead of a 10-4 defeat in the nightcap.

The only NU offense would arrive off the bat of Anthony Calarco, who drilled his second home run of the collection in the 3rd inning to place the Wildcats on the board.

In his Northwestern debut, Michael Farinelli pitched four innings in the abbreviated seven-inning articles and allowed just a pair of operates. The Middlebury transfer struck out three without going for walks a batter in an productive general performance out of the bullpen.

The next video game of the day would incorporate another Northwestern debutant on the mound, as to start with-year Sean Sullivan obtained the start in his 1st school physical appearance. The Andover, Massachusets native struck out 6 in 3 innings of function and authorized just a single acquired run.

For the next time this series, Northwestern took an early lead as Jay Beshears slapped an RBI one to set the Wildcats forward. 

Bennett Markinson and Patrick Herrera would prolong the Northwestern direct with a pair of doubles in the second inning, just before yet another Calarco RBI created it a 3- video game.

A significant sixth inning for UAB would be much too much for the ‘Cats to triumph over on Saturday night. Northwestern concludes the 4-match established against the Blazers at 12pm CT on Sunday afternoon.