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The 2018 season is here!

The rotation for Fridays 3-Game series vs. Creighton (Big East) at the Red Sox old spring training facility City of Palms Park in Ft. Myers.

Friday Sr. RHP Brian Christian

Saturday Jr. RHP Tyler Brown

Sunday Soph LHP Sean Mellen

The bullpen should be very good with Brian Rodríguez, Andrew Misiaszek (who could also start), Kyle Murphy, Tyler Robinson.

One tidbit, the Friday starter for Creighton, Ryan Tapani, is the son of former Mets and Twins pitcher Kevin Tapani.

NU got blasted in their season opener 15-7.

Starter Brian Christian didn’t have it, going just 2.2IP allowing 7 H, 7 ER, 3 BB, 1 K.

4 of NU’s Freshman pitchers pitched in relief. RHP Kyle Angel was the best, allowing just 1 H, 2 BB with 3K in 2 IP.

2B Scott Holzwasser, 3B Ryan Solomon, 1B Jake Farrell and CF Mason Koppens had 2 hits apiece.

NU-Creighton meet again Saturday at 2pm.
NU rebounds to beat Creighton 12-7 for their first win of the season.

OF Charlie McConnell went 5-5 with 4 runs scored.

1B Jake Farrell went 3-5 with 2-run HR and 4 RBI.

Every NU starter had at least one hit.

Starter Tyler Brown pitched 5 innings, 4 H, 2 ER, 1 BB 4 K

Soph. LHS Sean Mellen takes the mound in the rubber match.
NU starts the season off right with a series win over Creighton from the Big East.

Soph. 2B Scott Holzwasser went 3-3 with his first home run with four RBI.

Sr. SS Max Burt went 2-4 with an RBI.

Soph. LHP Sean Mellen got the win, pitching five innings and allowing just 2 ER, 4 H, 3 BB and 11 K's.

Dave Stiehl came in relief and tossed 3 IP giving up 1 ER with 4 K.

NU faces the Red Sox on NESN Thursday before playing a 3-game series in Ft. Myers against Missouri from the SEC.
Nice start NU! Excited to see how they do this season.
Forgot to mention that Soph. 2B Scott Holzwasser was named CAA Player of the Week.

He batted .583 (7-12) w/ 2B, HR, 5 RBI, 4 R.
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