The Sport Effect

Wildcats Look to Build Momentum at South Florida

TAMPA, Fla.Northwestern heads to Tampa this weekend for a a few-video game sequence against South Florida. Admirers can tune in to all a few online games on WNUR.


Friday, Feb. 28, 6 P.M. CT
Southern Florida: Colin Sullivan, -1, 7.56 Era
Northwestern: RHP Mike Doherty, -, 1.eighty Era

Saturday, Feb. 29, five:thirty P.M. CT
Southern Florida: Jack Jasiak, -1, 1.26 Era
Northwestern: RHP Tyler Uberstine, 1-, 3.60 Era

Sunday, March 1, twelve P.M. CT
Southern Florida: Carson Ragsdale, 1-, 2.forty five Era
Northwestern: LHP Quinn Lavelle, -2, 10.29 Era


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Northwestern’s sequence get against South Carolina was fueled by two wins in the tenth inning. In video game just one of the sequence, the Wildcats broke a 1-1 deadlock, exploding for four operates in the more body to protected the victory. In video game a few, Northwestern loaded the bases for a go-forward two-out walk to get it late.

In those online games:

  • Northwestern outscored opponents nine-five
  • Wildcat pitchers have struck out 22 batters and only walked nine


First-calendar year Stephen Hrustich gained Large 10 Freshman of the 7 days soon after a stellar weekend against South Carolina. 

  • He compiled a .385 common (five-for-thirteen), together with two walks, a double, and a dwelling operate on the weekend to propel Northwestern to its to start with sequence victory of the period.
  • Hrustich now leads all Large 10 to start with-many years in slugging percentage (.522) and is 2nd with a .304 common and .929 OPS (least 20 plate appearances).

SEC Tidbits

Final weekend’s sequence victory about South Carolina marks the to start with time in program heritage that Northwestern has gained a sequence against an SEC opponent.

  • The Wildcats’ last get about a SEC foe prior to last weekend arrived in 1998 against Vanderbilt.
  • The Wildcats have successful information against two SEC courses: Alabama and Vanderbilt. The ‘Cats are now 7-7 all-time against South Carolina.
  • South Carolina superior to a Super Regional in 2018

Breakout Bullpen

  • The WIldcats’ bullpen has produced an successful 3.fifty three Era about 28 innings to get started the period. 
  • They have collected 39 strikeouts about those 28 innings, producing an incredible twelve.fifty three K/nine (strikeouts for each nine innings) rate.
  • Senior Sam Lawrence has designed four appearances out of the ‘pen for a total of 6.1 innings. He has no operates and permitted only a few baserunners even though striking out eight.
  • Lawrence is just one of two relievers in the Large 10 who has thrown about six innings and is yet to enable a operate.

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