May 05, 2018
COON RAPIDS, Minn - North Central University baseball fell to UMAC foe Northwestern St. Paul on Saturday 5-2 and 6-5.
- Northwestern St. Paul has secured the #3 seed in the UMAC tournament next week.
- NCU recorded 19 hits on the day.
- Location: Wintercrest Park, Coon Rapids, Minnesota.
GAME ONE RECAP
- Bryce Riege took the loss (0-6) as he went the complete game allowing five earned runs on eight hits with six strikeouts and three walks.
- Steven De Silva went 2-for-5 on the day.
- Josh Thompson added a 2-for-4 performance.
- Bob Donohoe went 1-for-1 with three walks.
GAME TWO RECAP
- NCU took a 5-0 lead in game two after scoring five runs in the bottom of the second inning.
- Scattered showers entered the area leading to a one hour delay in the bottom of the fourth inning
- UNW continued to chip away at the Rams lead, eventually tying the game in the top of the seventh inning.
- In the top of the ninth UNW added a run off Justin Torres (1-5).
- Cory Kukkola went 4-for-5 at the plate with one RBI
- Taylor Justice went 2-for-5 at the plate.
- Justin Torres went 1-for-4 with 2 RBI.
- NCU will finish up the season tomorrow against Martin Luther College at Wintercrest Park in Coon Rapids, Minnesota.