Northwestern @ Morningside 5 p.m. Thursday, April 25, Sioux City, IA

Past games

Apr262012
@ Northwestern
Apr262012
@ Northwestern
Mar282012
@ Morningside
Apr182011
@ Northwestern
Apr182011
@ Northwestern
May072010
@ Northwestern
GPAC Tournament
Apr272010
@ Morningside
Apr022010
@ Northwestern
Apr022010
@ Northwestern
Apr022009
@ Morningside
Apr022009
@ Morningside
May082008
@ Northwestern
NAIA Region III Tournament
Apr042008
@ Northwestern
Apr042008
@ Northwestern
Mar202008
@ Morningside
May032007
@ Northwestern
GPAC Tournament
Apr122007
@ Morningside
Apr122007
@ Morningside
Oct052006
@ Morningside
Sep282006
@ Northwestern
Sep282006
@ Northwestern
Apr252006
@ Morningside
Apr062006
@ Northwestern
Apr062006
@ Northwestern

About MOR

Located in Sioux City, IA, Morningside College is a member of the Great Plains Athletic Conference.
Red Raiders Take on Morningside

Northwestern travels to Sioux City, Iowa today to take on Morningside College in a GPAC doubleheader scheduled to start at 5:00pm. Northwestern is currently 25-14, 15-1 while Morningside is 21-20, 10-6. The Red Raiders have secured at least a share of the GPAC Regular Season Championship and with one win will win the title outright.

Scouting Morningside:

Morningside is hitting 0.276 as a team and is led offensively by Keaton Rowe. Rowe (0.342)  is second on the team with 23 RBI and leads in batting average. Britt Anderson (0.333), AJ Staiert (0.328), Cole Halgerson (0.327), Tanner O'Neill (0.319), and Tyler Candor (0.317) are all above 0.300 for the Mustangs. Halgerson leads the team with nine doubles while Staiert has a team best 26 runs scored. O'Neill has driven in 25 to pace the Mustang attack.

On the mound, Morningside has a 4.34 team ERA. Jeff Gacke has four wins and a 3.13 ERA in 46 innings pitched. He has made nine starts. Matt Russell is 2-1 with a 2.30 ERA in seven starts while Derek Frahm is 2-4 with a 4.65 ERA in eight starts. John Sorenson has made four saves in 14 relief appearances.

Scouting Northwestern:

Northwestern is hitting 0.286 this season and is led by Corey Van Gorp. Van Gorp has team highs in average (0.398), doubles (14), and stolen bases (18). Davis Bloemendaal leads NWC with 37 RBI and is currently hitting 0.351. Taylor Morris (0.321) and Micah Linn (0.320) are also above 0.300 for NWC. Cody Groskreutz has scored a team best 38 runs.

On the mound, NWC has a team ERA of 3.62. Tyler Stuerman and Ryan Brasser each have a 6-2 record in eight starts. Taylor Morris is 4-1 in seven starts with a 2.45 ERA. Isaac Horigan has made seven starts as well and is 3-3 with a 4.94 ERA. Chase Rozeboom as made 11 relief appearances and he is tied with Josh Turner and Matt Piocos for the team lead in relief appearances.

Northwestern will host Dordt College on Saturday in the final regular season doubleheader for both teams. Northwestern will honor its seniors between games.

Davis Bloemendaal

# 5 | Catcher/Outfielder
Senior from Orange City, IA

Cody Groskreutz

# 11 | Shortstop
Senior from Apple Valley, MN

Tyler Stuerman

# 34 | Pitcher
Senior from Hinton, IA

Ryan Brasser

# 35 | Pitcher
Senior from Paullina, IA

Micah Linn

# 13 | Outfield
Senior from Downey, CA

Isaac Horigan

# 32 | Pitcher
Sophomore from Ventura, CA

Josh Turner

# 20 | Pitcher
Sophomore from Ogden, IA

Matt Piocos

# 21 | Pitcher
Senior from Downey, CA