With two outs and two strikes in the bottom of the ninth inning, Cory Hilgenkamp laced a single to centerfield to drive in Bryon Janata and Jacob Thompson to put Nebraska Wesleyan back ahead and the Prairie Wolves would hold on for a 9-7 victory over Peru State College in NAIA baseball action on Tuesday afternoon (Mar. 23) in Peru, Neb.
Nebraska Wesleyan used back-to-back home runs by John Rust and Josh Ostrom to score six first inning runs on way to a 14-9 victory over Buena Vista University in the home opener on Monday afternoon (Mar. 22) at NWU Field in Lincoln. Game two was an entirely different story as the Beavers pounded out 29 hits and rolled to a 26-2 victory over the Prairie Wolves.
The ever changing Nebraska Wesleyan baseball schedule continues to have alterations due to weather. The Prairie Wolves trip to Texas ended sooner than planned with the game at Huston-Tillotson College getting rained out. Now, the rescheduled triangular for this weekend has also been changed.
Josh Ostrom threw a complete game allowing just one earned run and also went 2-3 at the plate to lead Nebraska Wesleyan to a 7-6 victory over Concordia University (Texas) on Monday night (Mar. 15) at Dell Diamond Ball Park in Round Rock, Texas. The win evens the Prairie Wolves record at 2-2 early on the 2010 season.
Nebraska Wesleyan's 2010 baseball season will have to wait until another week before the season is slated to get started. The games scheduled for March 2 at Manhattan Christian College in Manhattan, Kan., have been postponed. Also, the home opener slated for Saturday March 6 against Buena Vista University has also been postponed.
Coming off their most successful season in school history, the Nebraska Wesleyan University baseball team is the 2010 favorite in the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) baseball coaches’ preseason poll that was released on Tuesday (Jan. 26). NWU received 130 points and six first place votes to land first on the poll. Dakota Wesleyan University got 112 points and three first place votes to finish second in the poll.
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