Seniors Power ‘Cats to 5-4 Win on Senior Day

EVANSTON, Ill. – At the rear of a vintage effectiveness from three graduating pitchers, Northwestern earned a five-4 get more than Iowa on Senior Day at Rocky and Berenice Miller Park on Saturday.
The Wildcats honored 10 graduating seniors just before their 2nd-to-previous sport in Evanston on Saturday. Sam Lawrence (graduate pupil), David Dunn, Hank Christie (graduate pupil), Leo Kaplan (graduate pupil), Quinn Lavelle, Ryan Bader, Charlie Bourbon, Anthony Alepra, Jack Pagliarini, and group manager Declan Floyd were being a section of 61 wins in their four-calendar year tenure in Evanston, although the graduate college students aided get paid 88 wins and a trip to the Significant 10 title sport in 2017.
Graduate pupil Hank Christie was stellar in his remaining get started at Miller Park. Christie tossed 5 innings, allowing three hits, no earned operates and recording 5 strikeouts in his first get started of the time. Quinn Lavelle and Sam Lawrence relieved Christie, combining to make it possible for two operates more than four innings to get paid the victory.
Senior David Dunn cleared the bases with a double down the left field line in the first inning to give the ‘Cats an early three- lead.
Iowa tied the sport at three in the seventh inning, but the ‘Cats responded rapidly with two operates in the base of the eighth. Stephen Hrustich and Michael Trautwein equally roped RBI-singles to place Northwestern back again in the lead and ultimately protected the get.
The ‘Cats look to protected the series-get Sunday at noon.