Trailing 4-3 heading into the 9th inning against a team boasting the fourth-best winning percentage in the nation, Northwestern was set to face Michigan closer Jackson Lamb. Coming in, Lamb had allowed zero earned runs in the year. Zero.
But the Wildcats strung together three runs in the 9th to come back and win 6-4 in the first round of the Big Ten Baseball Tournament, the first tournament win for Northwestern since 2006. Don’t worry — we’ve got the full highlights for you here, featuring WNUR’s own Sam Brief and Amit Mallik.
Coming in, Northwestern was 0-23 when trailing after eight innings. Make it 1-23. They’ll play third-seeded Minnesota tomorrow at 4pm CT. You can catch it here.