Doane @ Northwestern 5 p.m. Friday, April 5, Orange City, Iowa

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@ Doane
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About DOA

Located in Crete, Neb., Doane College is a member of the Great Plains Athletic Conference.
Northwestern Hosts Doane in Home Opener

Northwestern and Doane take the baseball diamond today for Northwestern's home opener. Both Northwestern and Doane enter with a 3-1 GPAC record after being picked to finish third and first respectively. 

Scouting Doane

Doane is currently 18-11 overall and 3-1 in the GPAC. They are 4-6 in their last ten games. Doane has a team batting average of 0.261 and a team ERA of 3.60. Offensively, they are led by Chris Manning. Manning is hitting 0.351 this season. AJ Spanel (0.313), Andres Rivera (0.307), and Taylor Mata (0.302) are also above 0.300 for the Tigers. Ethan Schroeder leads the team in doubles with seven and also has a team high 17 RBI. Alex Arkfeld has scored 22 times, best on the roster. 

On the mound, Elliott Engle and Austin Caspersen each have three wins this season. Engle has made seven starts and has a 2.13 ERA in 45.2 innings. He has a team high 48 strikeouts. Rolando Celis has also made seven starts and is 2-4 with a 4.11 ERA. Josh Hayden has made five saves and has a 0.56 ERA in 16 innings.

Scouting Northwestern

Northwestern is currently 12-13 and 3-1 in the GPAC. The Red Raiders are 3-7 in their last ten games. NWC has a team batting average of 0.259 and a team ERA of 3.94. Offensively, Northwestern is led by Corey Van Gorp. Van Gorp has a batting average of 0.373 and has a team best nine doubles and ten stolen bases. Micah Linn is also above 0.300, hitting 0.365. Cody Groskreutz and Davis Bloemendaal each have 19 RBI to lead the team. Brett Rolls has scored 23 runs to lead the team. 

On the mound, Ryan Brasser, Tyler Stuerman, and Taylor Morris have each made five starts. Stuerman has a team best 0.90 ERA in 30 innings. Stuerman and Ryan Brasser each are 3-2 this year. Brasser has a 3.07 ERA and 24 strikeouts and only six walks. Morris is 2-1 with a 2.67 ERA in 27 innings pitched. Chase Rozeboom has made seven appearances and has two saves in 10.2 innings pitched. Josh Turner and Matt Piocos have a team best nine appearances.

Northwestern went 1-2 vs. Doane last year, losing twice in Crete during the regular season but then defeating the Tigers in the GPAC tournament in Lincoln. 

The Red Raiders will face Hastings College on Satuday in a GPAC doubleheader starting at noon.

 

Josh Turner

# 20 | Pitcher
Junior from Ogden, Iowa