Lincoln, Nebraska — The Northwestern Red Raider baseball team won both of their games at the GPAC Conference Tournament in Lincoln, Nebraska yesterday. In the first game, the Raiders downed Dakota Wesleyan 7-3. Ryan Brasser got the win for Northwestern, pitching 5-1/3 innings. Chase Rozeboom came on in relief, pitching the rest of the way for the save. For Dakota Wesleyean, Ethan Opsahl was tagged with the loss, pitching 6 innings before being pulled in favor of Josh Wagner.
In their second game, the Raiders outlasted Doane by a final score of 2-1. Mike Zoellner went the distance on the mound for Northwestern, picking up the win, while Tim Carlson took the loss for Doane.
After Thursday’s action, Northwestern now stands at 29-21 for the season, and will face Mount Marty in a 9:00 a.m. tournament game Friday morning.
Meanwhile, the Red Raider women won both of their Thursday games at the GPAC Softball Tournament in Hastings, Nebraska.
In the first game, Keely Bracelin pitched an entire game 6-3 win over Hastings College.
In their second game of the day, the Raiders picked up 11 runs on 12 hits to defeat Morningside by a final score of 11-3. Katie VandeVoort and Keely Bracelin combined to pick up the win for Northwestern. Emma Remy and Jordan Johnson combined to take the loss for Morningside.
After Thursday’s games, Northwestern now stands at 34-12 on the year. Next outing for Northwestern will come at noon Friday, when they face Midland Lutheran in the GPAC Conference Softball Tournament.