The Sport Effect

NU Comes Up Short in Sunday Matinee

Birmingham, AL – Northwestern fell to UAB 11-5 on Sunday afternoon as the Blazers done a period-opening sweep of the Wildcats at Jerry D. Youthful Memorial Area.

Creating his initial vocation begin for Northwestern, Kellen Pate settled into a groove with a 1-2-3 3rd inning, but not prior to UAB jumped out to a 4- direct in Birmingham. Vincent Bianchina singled dwelling the 1st operate of the game for the ‘Cats, before the Blazers would extend their direct to 9-1 in the middle innings.

A Northwestern rally arrived off the bat of Anthony Calarco, who continued his electric powered get started to the 2022 year with two-operate RBI single in the seventh inning. The Wildcats would tack on two far more operates off an RBI stroll from Andrew Pinkston and an RBI solitary from Alex Roessner.

Northwestern heads to California for a 4-activity collection in opposition to Santa Clara commencing on Friday evening at 8 p.m. CT.