Baseball Signs First Recruits of 2016 Class
Raiders Mentioned In Preseason Poll
Peschon Named Preseason All-American
Baseball Releases 2015 Schedule
Northwestern has signed their first four recruits for the 2016 season. The Red Raiders got commitments from pitcher Jordan Baker, first baseman Bryce Bisenius, pitcher Josh Lucken, and shortstop Austin Zylstra.
Cody Groskreutz enters his first season as an assistant coach with the Northwestern baseball program. Groskreutz's main duties will be with the offense, he will assist with team defense, especially on the infield.
Northwestern earned 15 points in the NAIA Baseball preseason poll released on Tuesday afternoon. The Red Raiders finished 42-13 a year ago going 16-4 in the GPAC.
Senior outfielder Mitch Peschon, a 2014 Second Team All-American, has been named to the 2015 NAIA Preseason All-America team. Peschon is one of four outfielders named on the 17 player team.
The Northwestern baseball team has released its schedule for the 2015 season. The schedule features 18 games against teams that qualified for the NAIA National Tournament Opening Round.