Northwestern @ Presentation 12 p.m. Saturday, February 22, Topeka, KS

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

About PRE

Located in Aberdeen, SD, Presentation College is a member of the Non-affiliated (NA).

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 Presentation:
In their eight fall games, Drew Sanders led the team with a 0.395 batting average, four doubles, five stolen bases, and eight RBI. Albert Castro was also above 0.300 hitting 0.360 this fall. Presentation hit 0.224 as a team with 29 runs scored.

On the mound, Chad Ellingson led the team with 18 innings and a 3.00 ERA in three starts. The Saints had an ERA of 7.83 and allowed a batting average of 0.307. Dylan Segula made three starts and threw 16 innings, posting an ERA of 9.56.

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, IA

Isaac Horigan

# 32 | Pitcher
Junior from Ventura, CA

Josh Turner

# 20 | Pitcher
Junior from Ogden, IA

Skyler Wheeler

# 18 | First Base
Senior from Chehalis, WA