The Sport Effect

Trautwein Homers in Third Straight Game in Loss

URBANA-CHAMPAIGN, Sick. — Northwestern lost the substantial-scoring collection-opener from the Combating Illini on Friday evening. The Wildcats posted eight operates in the contest.


Michael Trautwein homered for the third straight activity for the ‘Cats. He ripped a 2- pitch more than the remaining subject wall in the ninth inning, driving in 3 operates. The junior drove in 5 of NU’s eight operates with a two-RBI solitary in the prime of the fourth.


Shawn Goosenberg is hitting his stride at the plate, likely three-for-five in the contest. He extra a operate and a RBI to the Wildcat hard work. Goosenberg is ten of his last 20 at the plate. 


Ethan O’Donnell seemed impressive at the plate, hitting two singles and scoring two operates in the activity. The first-yr is batting .256 so much this season. 


Northwestern held a five-4 guide headed into the seventh inning. To the dismay of Wildcat pitchers, the Combating Illini strung jointly a eight-operate strike parade in the seventh. 


Chicago’s Huge Ten Staff will enjoy the 2nd activity of the rivalry collection at 1:05 p.m. CT on Saturday. The activity can be discovered on BTN+.