Northwestern @ Mount Marty 2 p.m. Thursday, April 17, Yankton, SD

Past games

Mar282013
@ Northwestern
Mar282013
@ Northwestern
May052012
@ Northwestern
GPAC Tournament
May042012
@ Northwestern
GPAC Tournament
Apr052012
@ Mount Marty
Apr052012
@ Mount Marty
May052011
@ Mount Marty
GPAC Tournament
Apr092011
@ Northwestern
Apr092011
@ Northwestern
Apr222010
@ Northwestern
Apr222010
@ Northwestern
Apr132010
@ Mount Marty
Apr172009
@ Mount Marty
Apr172009
@ Mount Marty
Feb252009
@ Mount Marty
Feb252009
@ Mount Marty
Apr212008
@ Northwestern
Apr212008
@ Northwestern
May032007
@ Northwestern
GPAC Tournament
Apr202007
@ Mount Marty
Apr202007
@ Mount Marty
Sep202006
@ Northwestern
Sep062006
@ Mount Marty
Sep062006
@ Mount Marty
May042006
@ Mount Marty
GPAC Tournament
Apr172006
@ Northwestern
Apr172006
@ Northwestern
Apr042006
@ Mount Marty

About MM

Located in Yankton, SD, Mount Marty College is a member of the Great Plains Athletic Conference.
Red Raiders Take on Lancers

#20 Northwestern travels to Yankton, S.D. today to face Mt. Marty College in a GPAC doubleheader starting at 2:00 pm at Riverside Park. Northwestern (30-8, 9-3) is currently 3rd in the GPAC standings while Mt. Marty (18-18, 2-10) is currently 11th.

Scouting Mt. Marty:

The Lancer offense is currently hitting at a 0.296 clip and are led by the GPAC leader in batting average, Jared Miller (0.478). MMC has scored 181 runs this season in 36 games (5.03 runs per game). Miller also leads MMC in RBI (38). Derrik Nelson (0.357) has a team best four triples and is second on the team with 25 RBI and 26 runs scored. Zac Hollenback (0.252) leads Mt. Marty with 29 runs scored from the lead-off position and is tied with Miller for the team lead with ten doubles. Hollenback also has nine stolen bases to pace the Lancer attack. Michael O'Connell is also above 0.300 for MMC, with an average of 0.333 for the season.

The Lancer pitching staff currently has a 4.86 ERA. Brandon Nickolite (4-1, 3.48 ERA), Alex Morgensen (4-3, 3.92 ERA), AJ Griffith (2-4, 5.48), and Dominic Wieseler (3-5, 5.61 ERA) have all made seven starts and are the top four in innings pitched this season. Michael Sadler (1-1, 2.84 ERA) and Dakota Kirkman (1-2, 4.82 ERA) both have two saves and are the top bullpen arms.

Scouting Northwestern:

The Red Raiders are hitting 0.319 this season and have scored 259 runs in 38 games (6.81 runs per game). Skyler Wheeler has team highs in batting average (0.374), doubles (15), and RBI (43). Mitch Peschon has a team best nine home runs and 17 stolen bases while Cody Groskreutz leads the team with 40 runs scored and seven triples. Tony Schultz (0.370), Erik Widener (0.328), Davis Bloemendaal (0.317) and Micah Linn (0.297) are the other top hitters for Northwestern.

The pitching staff for Northwestern currently has a 3.99 team ERA. Matt Piocos (7-2, 2.77 ERA) has made nine starts and leads the team with seven wins. Ryan Brasser (4-1, 2.59 ERA) and Isaac Horigan (5-1, 2.70 ERA) have both made seven starts while Tyler Stuerman (2-1, 2.97 ERA) has made six starts in ten appearances. Josh Turner (5-0, 3.44 ERA) and Alec Forbes (1-3, 4.42 ERA) have both been key bullpen arms. Turner leads the team with five saves while Forbes has three. 

Northwestern is next scheduled to play Briar Cliff at home on Saturday at 1:00pm. Northwestern will honor the nine seniors on the team before game one.

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.

Skyler Wheeler

# 18 | First Base
Senior from Chehalis, Wash.

Josh Turner

# 20 | Pitcher
Junior from Ogden, Iowa