Minneapolis, Minnesota — The highly anticipated debut for the 2021 Northwestern College baseball team is here as the Raiders open the 2021 campaign with a pair of doubleheaders against Clarke (Iowa) at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minn. Monday’s doubleheader will begin at 5pm. while Tuesday wil begin at noon. All games will be seven innings.
Northwestern is 0-2 all-time against Clarke, losing a doubleheader to the Pride in 2016, 14-0 (7) and 8-4.
Clarke is 1-2 on the year and Clarke has qualified for four straight NAIA National Championship – Opening Round. Clarke finished third in the HAAC in 2019, the last full season of NAIA baseball, 28-23 overall. Coach Spain has been with Clarke since the 2012 season