Nebraska Wesleyan had its best offensive output of the season as the Prairie Wolves pounded out 14 hits to earn a 17-7 victory over Peru State College on Tuesday afternoon (Mar. 13) in Peru, Neb. The game was called after seven innings due to the run rule.
The Prairie Wolves pick up their first victory of the season to improve to 1-4 overall, while the Bobcats fall to 12-5.
Alex Heideman just missed hitting for the cycle to lead the NWU attack as he was 3-5 with five RBI only missing a single to complete the cycle.
Peru State jumped ahead 1-0 in the first as they scored an unearned run in the bottom of the first.
NWU finally got on the board in the top of the third with two runs and they would score at least two runs in each of the next five innings.
Josh Ostrom put the Prairie Wolves up by ten runs in the seventh with a three-run home run.
Justin Van Dyke got the win going five innings allowing five runs (two earned) on five hits with four strikeouts.
The two teams will meet again on Wednesday for a 9-inning game at NWU field in Lincoln