Northwestern @ Winnipeg 3:30 p.m. Friday, February 21, Topeka, KS

Schedule note: Game will be played at Bettis Family Complex, Topeka, KS

About WIN

Located in Winnipeg, MB, University of Winnipeg is a member of the Independent.

The Red Raider baseball travels to Topeka, Kansas this weekend to take on Avila and Winnipeg on Friday and Presentation in a doubleheader on Saturday. The Red Raiders went 1-3 on opening weekend. Avila enters with a 3-1 record, Winnipeg has not played yet in 2014, and Presentation played countable games in the fall of 2013 and enters with a 0-8 record.

Friday Schedule
NWC vs. Avila 11:00am

NWC vs. Winnipeg 4:00pm

Saturday Schedule
NWC vs. Presentation 12:00pm (doubleheader)

Scouting Winnipeg:
Winnipeg has not played in 2014.

Scouting Northwestern:
The Red Raiders hit 0.270 in the first weekend, scoring 18 runs in four games. Skyler Wheeler led the team with a 0.455 AVG and tied with Mitch Peschon for the team lead with three RBI. Peschon had two home-runs in the first four games and led the team with three walks. 

Josh Turner led the Raider pitching staff throwing four shut-out innings in his first start and win of 2014. Turner threw four innings and had a team high nine strikeouts. Ryan Brasser struck out eight in six innings and got a no decision in his first start. Matt Piocos allowed two earned runs in six innings and got stuck with a loss in the third game last weekend while Isaac Horigan got a no decision after throwing four innings and allowing four runs. The Raider pitching staff currently has a 5.47 ERA and opponents have a 0.276 AVG.

Up next:
Following the action this weekend Northwestern will travel to Ottawa, Kansas for a doubleheader on March 1st vs. Ottawa before flying to Arizona for ten games between March 2nd and March 10th.

Mitch Peschon

# 12 | Outfield
Senior from Spirit Lake, Iowa

Isaac Horigan

# 32 | Pitcher
Junior from Ventura, Calif.

Josh Turner

# 20 | Pitcher
Junior from Ogden, Iowa

Skyler Wheeler

# 18 | First Base
Senior from Chehalis, Wash.