Northwestern @ Hastings 12 p.m. Saturday, March 29, Hastings, NE

Past games

Apr062013
@ Northwestern
Apr062013
@ Northwestern
Mar312012
@ Hastings
Mar312012
@ Hastings
Apr022011
@ Northwestern
Apr022011
@ Northwestern
May082010
@ Northwestern
GPAC Tournament
May062010
@ Northwestern
GPAC Tournament
Mar252010
@ Hastings
Mar252010
@ Hastings
Mar282009
@ Northwestern
Mar282009
@ Northwestern
May012008
@ Northwestern
GPAC Tournament
Mar212008
@ Hastings
Mar212008
@ Hastings
May052006
@ Hastings
GPAC Tournament

About HAS

Located in Hastings, NE, Hastings College is a member of the Great Plains Athletic Conference.

Northwestern opens up the GPAC season this weekend at Doane on Friday and at Hastings on Saturday. The Red Raiders are currently 18-5 and ranked #18 in the NAIA while Doane is 17-7 and is receiving votes. Hastings is currently 6-12, the Broncos play Dordt on Friday before facing the Red Raiders Saturday.

Scouting Hastings:

Hastings (6-12) is 4-6 in their last ten games including a 9-3 loss to York on Tuesday this week. The Broncos are hitting 0.272 as a team and have scored 90 runs in 18 games (5.0 runs per game). Trenton Neill has a team high 16 runs scored, 23 hits, four triples, and is tied for the team lead with 13 RBI. Adam Brown (0.318), Jake Steese (0.296), and Mitchell Marquardt (0.292) are tied for the team lead with five doubles. Steese also has 13 RBI to match Neill. Marquardt has stolen four bases to lead the Bronco offense.

On the mound the Bronco staff has a 7.73 ERA. AJ Fruchtl has a team best 3.60 ERA. Christian Schneider (1-0, 5.29 ERA) and Tyler Stender (1-3, 8.10 ERA) have both made four starts, most of any Hastings pitcher. Eric Antilla  (0-0, 9.82 ERA) has thrown the most innings of any Bronco, pitching 21 innings so far in 2014.

Scouting Northwestern: 

#18 The Red Raiders (18-5) have gone 8-2 in their last ten games including a split with Viterbo last Friday. Northwestern is currently 22nd in the NAIA in team batting average at 0.315 and is 19th in stugging percentage at 0.446. Northwestern is averaging 6.65 runs per game, which is 32nd in the NAIA. Tony Schultz has a team high 0.432 average and is 13th in the NAIA in batting average. Skyler Wheeler (0.392) leads the team with ten doubles and 31 hits while Micah Linn (0.289) and Cody Groskreutz (0.333) have both scored a Raider best 22 runs. Erik Widener (0.357) is the other Red Raider above 0.300 this season. Groskreutz has a team high 25 RBI and four triples while Mitch Peschon (0.290) has a team high four home runs and ten stolen bases. 

Reigning GPAC Pitcher of the Year Tyler Stuerman (2-0, 2 saves) leads the Raider staff with a 2.29 ERA. Ryan Brasser (2-0) has a 2.31 ERA in four starts, Josh Turner (4-0, 1 save) has a 2.92 ERA in seven appearances/four starts. Matt Piocos (4-2, 3.48 ERA) has a team high six starts and 33.2 innings. Isaac Horigan (2-1, 3.55 ERA) has made six appearances and four starts. Northwestern has a team ERA of 4.68 in 163.1 innings. The Raiders have allowed a 0.282 batting average.

Mitch Peschon

# 12 | Outfield
Senior from Spirit Lake, Iowa

Tony Schultz

# 3 | Catcher
Senior from West Salem, Wis.

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.