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Baseball Drops 10-6 Contest At Ashland

Baseball Drops 10-6 Contest At Ashland

OVERVIEW – ASHLAND

SCORES: Ashland Eagles 10, Northwood Timberwolves 6

RECORDS: Northwood 13-7, 0-1 GLIAC/Ashland 9-5, 1-0 GLIAC

LOCATION: Donges Field – Ashland, Ohio

RECAP: Northwood opened Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) play with a 10-6 loss at Ashland Friday night (March 23).

NU/ASHLAND HIGHLIGHTS

  • Northwood got off to a good start in the top of the first inning, plating three runs. Javier Martinez opened the scoring with a two-run double, which was followed by a sacrifice fly by Colin McClelland to give NU a 3-0 lead.
  • After Ashland got on the board with a run in the second, the Timberwolves scored a pair in the third on a McClelland two-run single to push the advantage to 5-1.
  • The Eagles began their comeback with a run in the third to cut the NU lead to 5-2.
  • The big inning of the game for Ashland proved to be the fourth, when the Eagles plated five runs. That gave the Eagles their first lead of the day at 7-5.
  • AU added two more runs in the sixth and one in the seventh to go up 10-5.
  • Northwood got one back in the top of the eighth when Martinez scored on a wild pitch to cut the lead down to 10-6.
  • NU left two runners on base in the eighth and was retired in order in the ninth to close out the game.

NU/ASHLAND GAME STATS

  • Runs/Hits/Errors Northwood: 6/6/4, Ashland: 10/12/2
  • Runners Left on Base: Northwood: 6, Ashland: 12
  • Winning Pitcher: Chace Hitchock (3-1) 7.0 IP, 5 R (4 ER),
  • Losing Pitcher: Jake Gross (0-3) 3 2/3 IP, 6 R, (5 ER)

TOP NU PERFORMERS

  • McClelland: 1-3, 3 RBI
  • Martinez: 1-3, 2 RBI, R

UP NEXT

  • Northwood and Ashland will play a doubleheader Saturday (March 24). First pitch is set for 1 p.m.