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Saturday, February 22, 2014

KU baseball tops Northwestern in 11

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Senior catcher Ka’iana Eldredge hit a two-run single in the 11th inning as Kansas University’s baseball team defeated Northwestern, 14-10 in 11 innings, Friday in the Snowbird Classic.

The Jayhawks (5-0) let a four-run lead slip away in the bottom of the eighth inning but scored four runs in the 11th.

The Jayhawks will face Wisconsin-Milwaukee at 9:30 a.m. (CST) today in the tournament.

KU 14, Northwestern 10

Kansas 500 002 111 04 — 14 17 1

NU 000 200 350 00 — 10 16 2

W — Jordan Piche (2-0). L — Jack Livingston (0-1).

2B — Ka’iana Eldredge, Joven Afenir, KU; Livingston, Walker Moses, N. 3B — Justin Protacio, KU. HR — Tucker Tharp, KU.

KU highlights — Protacio 3-for-6, 2 RBIs; Eldredge 3-for-6, 2 RBIs; Tharp 2-for-4, 4 RBIs, 3 runs; Afenir 2-for-3, 2 RBIs.

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