The Sport Effect

Wildcats Split Opening Series With Penn State

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.- Northwestern fell to Penn Point out thirteen-ten in an offensive struggle on Sunday at US Bank Stadium, splitting the year-opening collection. Despite the reduction, the Wildcats posted ten runs and seventeen hits.
The Wildcats jumped out to an early guide when Stephen Hrustich ripped a 1st-inning double to rating Anthony Calarco. Nonetheless, Penn Point out responded with a three-run 1st inning to set Northwestern in an early hole.
Trailing 4-one in the leading of the third inning, Michael Trautwein drove in Calarco with a single to proper subject. In the next at bat, David Dunn crushed a three-run homer to give Northwestern a five-4 guide.

The ‘Cats and Nittany Lions traded two-run half innings, producing the rating eight-seven in the leading of the fifth. Very first-12 months Ethan O’Donnell set Northwestern back again in the guide nine-eight with a two-run house run, the 1st of his vocation.
Penn Point out pulled absent with a four-run sixth inning and Northwestern could not catch them.
Just about every Wildcat starter recorded a strike on the day, led by sophomore Stephen Hrustich who arrived at base 5 occasions with a vocation-significant three hits and two walks. David Dunn posted four RBI, thanks to his three-run homer, and a three-for-five day at the dish.
Anthony Calarco scored three runs out of the leadoff location and arrived at base four occasions, though Evan Minarovic recorded a vocation-significant three hits.
The 2-2 Wildcats head to Greenville, S.C. next weekend for a four-recreation collection with Michigan Point out, commencing Friday at five:thirty p.m. CT. The games will be held at Flour Area, the house of the Greenville Drive, a slight league affiliate of the Boston Red Sox.