Wolves Drop Series With SCSU @ Fossum

Aberdeen, SD (NSUWolves.com) [Games 2 & 3 of series] – The Northern State University baseball team dropped 12-3 in game one and 13-0 in game two against St. Cloud State. The Huskies capitalized off of costly mistakes from the Wolves with seven errors on the day. Nicholas Ochoa led the NSU offense on the day with three hits and two stolen bags.

Final Score of Game 1: NSU 3, SCSU 12

Final Score of Game 2: NSU 0, SCSU 13
Records: NSU 12-17 (NSIC 7-12), SCSU 17-11, (NSIC 13-5)


  • St. Cloud was the first to score in the top of the first with one run
  • In the fourth inning the Huskies added three runs to extend their lead
  • Northern State responded back in the bottom of the fourth as Nicholas Ochoa drove one through the right side that scored Jonah Schmidt
  • Jackson Meyers flew out to left field for a sacrifice fly that scored Nick Friedges
  • Jordan DeMarce found a hole in right center for a single that scored Ochoa to trail by one in the bottom of the fourth
  • SCSU added five runs in the top of the fifth to lead by six runs
  • The Huskies extended their lead with three runs in the top of the seventh to lead by nine runs
  • NSU tallied three runs off of six hits and four errors
  • Michael Chevalier recorded the loss in 4.0 innings pitched



  • Jonah Schmidt: 2-for-3, 1 run
  • Brennan Phillips: 1-for-3, 1 double, 1 hit by pitch
  • Nicholas Ochoa: 1-for-2, 1 run, 1 RBI, 1 walk, 1 stolen base
  • Jackson Meyers: 1-for-2, 1 RBI, 1 stolen base
  • Jordan DeMarce: 1-for-1, 1 RBI


  • St. Cloud State started the second game with four runs over the first and second innings
  • In the fourth inning, the Huskies extended their lead with three runs
  • SCSU tallied three runs in the fifth inning and three runs in the top of the sixth
  • In the bottom of the sixth inning, the Wolves were unable to score a run after singles from Nickola Ochoa and Dylan Soulek
  • Northern State recorded no runs and five hits with three errors in the contest
  • Drew Burkholder notched the loss on the day in 4.2 innings pitched with two strikeouts



  • Nicholas Ochoa: 2-for-3, 1 stolen base
  • Jack Weidner: 1-for-2, 1 walk
  • Jackson Meyers: 1-for-2
  • Dylan Soulek: 1-for-1
  • Drew Burkholder: 4.2 innings pitched, 2 strikeouts
  • Dayne McNaughton: 2.0 innings pitched, 1 strikeout


Aberdeen, SD (NSUWolves.com) [Game 4 of 4] – The Northern State University baseball team was unable to avoid the sweep by St. Cloud State losing, 8-2 in the final game. The situational hitting by the Huskies made it difficult for the Wolves to overcome the deficit. NSU tallied eight runs off of 29 hits in the series.

Final Score: NSU 2, SCSU 8
Records: NSU 12-18 (NSIC 7-13), SCSU 18-11, (NSIC 14-5)


  • Northern State was the first to score in the bottom of the first as Karson Hesser drove one down the left field line for a double that scored Nicholas Ochoa
  • St. Cloud State responded back in the top of the fourth with two runs to take the lead
  • The Huskies extended their lead in the fifth and seventh inning with two runs
  • In the seventh inning, Brennan Phillips scored on a pass ball to cut the lead in half
  • An explosive inning for the Huskies scored four runs in the eighth innings to lead by six
  • The Wolves tallied two runs off of ten hits and one error along with three stolen bases
  • Brenden Baxter recorded the loss in 6.0 innings pitched with one strikeout on the day



  • Brennan Phillips: 2-for-3, 2 walks, 1 run
  • Jack Weidner: 2-for-5
  • Dylan Soulek: 2-for-4
  • Nicholas Ochoa: 1-for-4, 1 run, 1 hit by pitch
  • Jonah Schmidt: 1-for-5, 1 stolen base
  • Karson Hesser: 1-for-4, 1 RBI, 1 double, 1 walk
  • Jackson Meyers: 1-for-3, 1 walk, 1 stolen base
  • Brenden Baxter: 6.0 innings pitched, 1 strikeout


Northern State hits the road for a mid-week doubleheader against the University of Mary. The first game is set to start at 1:30 p.m. with the second game following at 3:30 p.m. from Bismarck, N.D. against the Marauders.