Morningside @ Northwestern 5 p.m. Thursday, April 24, Orange City, Iowa

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About MOR

Located in Sioux City, IA, Morningside College is a member of the Great Plains Athletic Conference.
Northwestern Hosts Morningside Tonight

#20 Northwestern (34-9, 12-4) hosts Morningside (23-21, 9-7) tonight at 5:00pm, in the final home game of the season for the Red Raiders. 

Scouting Morningside:

The Mustangs have gone 8-2 in their last ten games, including wins in their last three games. They are hitting 0.304 as a team and have scored 262 runs in 44 games (5.95 runs per game). Individually, Jacob Lamoreux leads the attack with a 0.404 average, 48 runs scored, 11 stolen bases, and three triples. Nate Clark (0.403) leads the team in doubles (14), RBI (33), and home runs (4). David Foley (0.330) Blake Meacham (0.317), Cole Chapin (0.306) are also above 0.300 for Morningside. 

The Mustang pitching staff has a 3.87 ERA and has allowed 222 runs in 44 games (5.04 runs per game). Greg Scott (3-1, 2.25 ERA) leads the team in ERA while Lance Spongberg (4-3, 3.35 ERA) leads the team with 48.1 innings pitched. Derek Appley (2-1, 3.57 ERA) and Derek Frahm (1-4, 5.68 ERA) have each made ten starts, best on the staff. John Sorenson (3-0, 8 saves, 2.77 ERA) has picked up eight of the team's nine saves and leads the team with 18 appearances.

Scouting Northwestern: 

The Red Raiders have gone 9-1 in their last ten games, including wins in their last three games. The offense has a 0.320 team batting average and has scored 297 runs in 43 games (6.91 runs per game). Individually, Cody Groskreutz leads the team with a 0.379 batting average and eight triples. He is tied for the team lead with 45 runs scored and is second on the team with 41 RBI, 12 doubles, and three home runs. Mitch Peschon (0.369) leads NWC with 11 home runs and 19 stolen bases. He is currently sixth in the NAIA in total home runs. Skyler Wheeler (0.365) has a team best 48 RBI and 15 doubles. Micah Linn (0.303) is tied with Groskreutz for the team lead in runs scored with 45 each. Tony Schultz (0.349), Erik Widener (0.319), and Davis Bloemendaal (0.317) are also above 0.300 for Northwestern. 

The Red Raider pitching staff has a 3.71 ERA and has allowed 157 runs in 43 games (3.65 runs per game). Isaac Horigan (6-1, 2.25) leads the team in ERA. Matt Piocos (8-2, 3.10 ERA) has a team best ten starts and eight wins and is tied for the GPAC lead in wins. Seniors Ryan Brasser (4-1, 2.42 ERA) and Tyler Stuerman (3-1, 2.76 ERA) also have started this season for the Red Raiders. Josh Turner (5-0, 6 saves, 3.18 ERA) and Alec Forbes (1-4, 3 saves, 4.82 ERA) have been the top bullpen arms and Chase Davis (3-0, 5.40 ERA) has come on as of late, registering a 1.62 ERA in his last three starts, all wins.

Northwestern will travel to Dordt on Saturday for a 1:00pm doubleheader at Open Space Park for their final regular season games. The GPAC Tournament will be held in Mitchell, S.D. from May 1-3 at Cadwell Park and Drake Field. The top eight teams in the GPAC standings qualify for the GPAC Tournament.

Mitch Peschon

# 12 | Outfield
Senior from Spirit Lake, Iowa

Tony Schultz

# 3 | Catcher
Senior from West Salem, Wis.

Chase Davis

# 23 | Outfield/Pitcher
Sophomore from Simi Valley, Calif.

Isaac Horigan

# 32 | Pitcher
Junior from Ventura, Calif.

Skyler Wheeler

# 18 | First Base
Senior from Chehalis, Wash.